EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, NAVAL AIR WEAPONS STATION, CHINA LAKE, CALIFORNIA

Summary

SCH Number
2023090089
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, NAVAL AIR WEAPONS STATION, CHINA LAKE, CALIFORNIA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/7/2023
Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (D T S C), pursuant to authority granted under California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapter 20, Section 66270.61, has issued an Emergency Permit to the Naval Air Weapon Station, China Lake (NAWS-CL), (EPA ID# CA2170023152) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, two (2) containers of Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether, one (1) container of Cyclohexene, six (6) containers of Diethyl Ether, one (1) container of 2-Methoxyethyl Ether, one (1) container of T-Butyl Methyl Ether, two (2) containers of Dicyclopentadiene, one (1) container of Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether, one (1) container of Diethylene Glycol Methyl Ether, two (2) containers of 2,5 Dimethylfuran, one (1) container of Isoamyl Ether, one (1) container of Cumene, two (2) containers of Isopropyl Ether, one (1) container of Ethyl Vinyl Ether, one (1) container of Isoprene, one (1) container of Butyl Vinyl Ether, one (1) container of Acryloyl Chloride, one (1) container of Styrene/Butadiene, one (1) container of Methyl Methacrylate, one (1) container of Distilled Turpentine in Monomers, one (1) container of Acrolein, one (1) container of Hexyl Methacrylate, one (1) container of Isobornyl Methacrylate, two (2) containers of 2-Isocyanatoethyl Methacrylate, one (1) container of 2,4 Dinitrophenol, one (1) container of 2,4 Dinitrophenylhydrazine, one (1) container of Diethyl Azodicarboxylate, three (3) containers of Borane Tetrahydrofuran, and one (1) container of Sodium Azide, must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility. These chemicals are currently being stored at NAWS-CL located at 429 East Bowen Road, M.S. 4014, China Lake, CA 93555. D T S C has determined as a safety precaution to prevent an accident or severe injury, an Emergency Permit should be issued to chemically stabilize the hazardous waste prior to storage and eventual transportation off-site by Clean Harbors Environmental Services (CHES).

Contact Information

Name
Hai-Yong Kang
Agency Name
DTSC
Job Title
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
China Lake
Counties
Kern
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
429 East Bowen Road, M.S. 4014, China Lake, CA 93555

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This action is necessary to prevent an emergency. Chemical stabilization of the chemicals is necessary prior to transportation to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility to prevent accidental fire and/or explosion during transport.
County Clerk
Kern

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