Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, MCAS Miramar, San Diego, California

Summary

SCH Number
2024040062
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, MCAS Miramar, San Diego, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/2/2024
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 Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar (EPA ID# CA9170024740) to destroy the compromised explosive devices recovered from a crashed military aircraft. Specifically, two (2) Mk 124 Mod 0 Signal, Smoke / Illumination; one (1) Mk 124 Mod 0 Impulse Cartridge; one (1) Mk 2 Mod 1 Impulse Cartridge; two (2) Impulse Cartridges; fourteen (14) Mk 80 Mod 2 Signal, Hand Fired; and eleven (11) Mk 124 Mod 0 Signal, Smoke / Illumination must be completely destroyed beyond any transport. These compromised explosive devices are currently being stored at MCAS Miramar located at Building 6022, San Diego, California. DTSC has determined as a safety precaution to prevent an accident or severe injury, an Emergency Permit should be issued to safely destroy the compromised explosive devices at a nearby location by MCAS Miramar Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team (EOD).

Contact Information

Name
Lung-Yin Tai
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Job Title
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
San Diego
Counties
San Diego
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
MCAS Miramar, Building 6022, San Diego, California 92145-2509

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. Complete destruction of explosive devices is necessary to prevent accidental fire and/or explosion incidents before any further transport.
County Clerk
San Diego

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