Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Codexis, Inc., Redwood City, California

Summary

SCH Number
2024020155
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Codexis, Inc., Redwood City, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/5/2024
Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), pursuant to authority granted under California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapter 20, Sec. 66270.61, has issued an Emergency Permit to the Codexis, Inc., (EPA ID# CAR000162487) to treat hazardous wastes through a controlled reaction with chemical solutions. Specifically, four (4) containers of Acetaldehyde, two (2) containers of Tetrahydrofuran, one (1) container of Diethyl Ether, two (2) containers of p-Dioxane, one (1) container of Diethylene Glycol Dimethyl Ether, one (1) container of 4-Methyl-2-Pentanone, one (1) container of 1,2 Dimethoxyethane must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility. These chemicals are currently being stored at Codexis, Inc. located at 200 Penobscot Drive, Redwood City, California. 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 (Clean Harbors).

Contact Information

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

Location

Cities
Redwood City
Counties
San Mateo
Regions
San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
200 Penobscot Drive, Redwood City, CA 94063

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
San Mateo

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