Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pleasanton, California

Summary

SCH Number
2023090319
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pleasanton, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/14/2023
Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), 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 Thermo Fisher Scientific, (EPA ID# CAD071683940) to treat hazardous wastes through a controlled reaction with chemical solutions. Specifically, one (1) 1-liter container, nineteen (19) 4-liter containers, and one (1) 500-milliliter container of tetrahydrofuran must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility. These chemicals are currently being stored at Thermo Fisher Scientific located at 6055 Sunol Boulevard, Pleasanton, CA 94566. DTSC has determined as a safety precaution to prevent an accident or severe injury, an Emergency Permit should be issued to chemically stabilize the hazardous wastes prior to storage and eventual transportation off-site by Clean Harbors Environmental Services (CHES).

Contact Information

Name
Matthew Mullinax
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Job Title
Hazardous Waste Substances Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Pleasanton
Counties
Alameda
Regions
San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
6055 Sunol Boulevard, Pleasanton, California, CA 94566

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
Alameda

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