Emergency Permit for Management of Hazardous Waste, Bausch Health America Inc., Petaluma, California

Summary

SCH Number
2024061156
Public Agency
California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Management of Hazardous Waste, Bausch Health America Inc., Petaluma, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/26/2024
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 Bausch Health America Inc., (EPA ID# CAR000295170) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with chemical solutions. The following chemical must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility: one (1) 25-gram container of 2,4-Dinitrophnylhydrazine. This chemical is currently being stored at Bausch Health America Inc. located at 1330 Redwood Way, Petaluma, 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, LLC (ACT) dba ACTenviro (ACTenviro).

Contact Information

Name
Michelle Snapp
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Job Title
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Petaluma
Counties
Sonoma
Regions
San Francisco Bay Area
Other Information
1330 Redwood Way, Petaluma, California 94954

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
Sonoma

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