Response Plan for Nellie Hannon Gateway


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Response Plan for Nellie Hannon Gateway
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) approved a Response Plan for the Nellie Hannon Gateway project located at 3600, 3610, and 3620 San Pablo Avenue (project site) in Emeryville, California. The Response Plan describes the excavation and off-site disposal of an estimated 320 cubic yards of soil impacted by lead.

Contact Information

Yongsheng Sun
Agency Name
Department of Toxic substances Control
Job Title
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
3600, 3610, and 3620 San Pablo Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 30
Reasons for Exemption
1. The project is a minor action designed to prevent, minimize, stabilize, mitigate, or eliminate the release or threat of release of hazardous waste or hazardous substances. 2. The project will not exceed $1 million in cost. 3. The project will be consistent with applicable State and local environmental permitting requirements. 4. The project does not involve the onsite use of a hazardous waste incinerator or thermal treatment unit. 5. The project does not involve the relocation of residences or businesses. 6. The project does not involve the potential release into the air of volatile organic compounds as defined in Health and Safety Code Section 25123 (Notifications for fugitive dust emissions will be submitted to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District in accordance with Regulation 8, Rule 40). 7. The exceptions pursuant to California Code Regulations, Title 14 § 15300.2 have been addressed as follows: a. Cumulative Impact. The project will not result in cumulative impacts because it is designed to be a short-term final remedy that would not lead to a succession of projects of the same type in the same place over time. b. Significant Effect. The project does not involve any unusual circumstances so that there is no possibility that the project will have a significant effect on the environment. c. Scenic Highways. The project will not damage scenic resources, including but not limited to, trees, historic buildings, rock outcroppings, or similar resources, because it is not located within a highway officially designated as a state scenic highway. d. Hazardous Waste Sites. The project is not located on a site which is included on any list complied pursuant to Section 65962.5 of the Government Code. ( e. Historical Resources. The project will not cause the substantial adverse change in the significance of an historical resource at the Site because there are none at the Site. Evidence to support the above reasons is documented in the project file record, available for inspection at: Department of Toxic Substances Control Site Mitigation and Restoration Branch 700 Heinz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710 DTSC EnviroStor website:
County Clerk


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