Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, California

Summary

SCH Number
2024030941
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/26/2024
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 Bio-Rad Laboratories, (EPA ID# CAD983606872) to treat hazardous wastes through a controlled reaction with chemical solutions. Specifically, containers of tetrahydrofuran [eighteen (18) 1-liter containers, four (4) 500-milliliter containers, and twenty (20) 100-milliliter containers] must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility. These chemicals are currently being stored at Bio-Rad Laboratories located at 6000 James Watson Drive, Hercules, 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 Advanced Chemical Transport, Inc. DBA ACTenviro (ACTenviro).

Contact Information

Name
Michelle Snapp
Agency Name
DTSC
Job Title
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Hercules
Counties
Contra Costa
Regions
San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
6000 James Watson Drive, Hercules, California 94547

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
Contra Costa

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