Rainbow Transport Tank Cleaners, Site-Wide Corrective Measures Study and Addendum


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Rainbow Transport Tank Cleaners, Site-Wide Corrective Measures Study and Addendum
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project involves approval of the selected corrective action remedies presented in the Statement of Basis for the Rainbow LLC, Rainbow Transport Tank Cleaners (Rainbow) site located at 21119 S. Wilmington Avenue, Carson, California. The Statement of Basis summarizes the investigation of the site and documents the selection of the remedies, which are based on the corrective measure alternatives identified in the Corrective Measures Study (CMS) to address volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in soil, soil gas, and groundwater and pesticide (Toxaphene) in soil at the site. The CMS activities are described in detail in the Final Corrective Measures Study Report dated December 23, 2015, and the Final Addendum to the Final Corrective Measures Study Report, dated January 24, 2020 (collectively referred to as CMS).

Contact Information

Katherine Henry
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
21119 S. Wilmington Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Category 30
Reasons for Exemption
1. The project is a minor cleanup action to be taken to prevent, minimize, stabilize, mitigate, or eliminate the release or threat of release of a hazardous waste and substance. 2. The project is a removal action costing $1 million or less. 3. The project will not have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. 4. The project will not result in damage to scenic resources, including but not limited to, trees, historic buildings, rock outcroppings, or similar resources, within a highway officially designated as a state scenic highway. 5. The project will not cause a substantial adverse change in the significance of a historical resource. 6. The project will not require onsite use of a hazardous waste incinerator or thermal treatment unit. 7. The project will not require the relocation of residences or businesses. 8. The project will not involve the potential release into the air of volatile organic compounds as defined in Health and Safety Code section 25123.6. (Permits for the SVE system will be obtained from SCAQMD). 9. The cumulative impact of successive projects of the same type on the same place, over time, if there are any, will not be significant. 10. The project will be consistent with applicable State and local environmental permitting requirements. 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 8800 Cal Center Drive Sacramento, California 95826 DTSC EnviroStor website: https://www.envirostor.dtsc.ca.gov/public/profile_report?global_id=80001649
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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