EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, NAVAL AIR FACILITY (NAF) BOMBING RANGE, EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA

Summary

SCH Number
2023110689
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, NAVAL AIR FACILITY (NAF) BOMBING RANGE, EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/29/2023
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 NAF El Centro (EPA IDs# CA7170090016 and CA6170090017) to treat hazardous waste through open detonation. Specifically, one damaged .22 caliber live round, two 2.75” rocket warhead, and one rocket motor. No alternative treatment to detonation is available. The hazardous waste items are currently being stored at the Naval Air Station North Island (EPA ID CA7070090016) in San Diego, California. DTSC has determined as a safety precaution to prevent an accident or severe injury, an Emergency Permit should be issued to treat the hazardous waste at the nearest safe location, which has been determined to be at NAF El Centro’s Bombing Range. DTSC has determined as a safety precaution to prevent an accident or severe injury, an Emergency Permit should be issued to treat the hazardous waste at the safest location nearby, which has been determined to be at NAF El Centro’s Bombing Range (EPA ID# CA6170090017).

Contact Information

Name
Matthew Mullinax
Agency Name
DTSC
Job Title
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
El Centro
Counties
Imperial
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
1065 3rd Street, Building 139, NAF El Centro, California, 92273

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 and mitigate the impact of detonation.
County Clerk
Imperial

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