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Hearing on BKK hazardous waste landfill, West Covina, California, October 10, 1984

California. Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Consumer Protection and Toxic Materials.

Hearing on BKK hazardous waste landfill, West Covina, California, October 10, 1984

by California. Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Consumer Protection and Toxic Materials.

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Published by The Committee, Copies from Joint Publications Office in [Sacramento, CA (Box 90, State Capitol, Sacramento 95814)] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • West Covina.
    • Subjects:
    • BKK Corporation.,
    • Hazardous waste sites -- Environmental aspects -- California -- West Covina.,
    • Sanitary landfills -- Environmental aspects -- California -- West Covina.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAssembly Committee on Consumer Protection and Toxic Materials.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFC10.4 .C62 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 188 p. ;
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2666376M
      LC Control Number85621021

      Hazardous waste landfill rules: 22 California Code of Regulations (CCR) to , and 22 CCR to (interim status) For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers.".   The massive BKK Corporation Landfill in West Covina closed 23 years ago; it’s history pockmarked with chemical spills on streets leading to the dump, methane and vinyl chloride leaks, evacuations of residents, and prolonged litigation. There’s no getting rid of the landfill. It’s contents – 20 million tons of decomposing trash and million tons of toxic hazardous waste –.

      DTSC’s Proof of Claim, numbered , concerns the closed BKK Class I (hazardous waste) Landfill in West Covina California (“the BKK Landfill”). DTSC seeks. 2. Documents supporting the facts presented in this discussion are attached to the Supplemental Statement DTSC submitted with its Proof of Claim, Number An area known as the BKK landfill in West Covina is an island of open space between the 10 and 60 freeways, 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. From through , more than 20 million tons of municipal trash and million tons of toxic waste were disposed of there.

        Looking at California on this map it looks absolutely covered in landfills, this is especially true in the Los Angeles area. Considering that the average American produces pounds of trash every day it’s astonishing to think that there are only about 2, active landfills in the entire country.   The State Water Board's Land Disposal Program implements statewide regulations for sites and facilities where waste is discharged to land. Requirements for siting, operation, and closure of waste disposal sites are enforced through the issuance of waste discharge requirements (WDRs) and compliance and enforcement efforts to ensure adequate protection of water quality.


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Hearing on BKK hazardous waste landfill, West Covina, California, October 10, 1984 by California. Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Consumer Protection and Toxic Materials. Download PDF EPUB FB2

News Releases. Group of Former Customers to Take Over Groundwater Investigation at BKK Landfills Facility – February ; Department Announces BKK Landfill Decree – November (to view this news release, contact [email protected] and provide this page link and title of the news release); Temporary Restraining Order Obtained on Behalf of DTSC – October (to view this news.

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By explosive levels of landfill gas (methane) and high concentrations of a cancer-causing substance (vinyl chloride) result in the forced evacuation of homes south of the landfill. After lawsuits, BKK closes in Though closed, BKK contains over 20 million tons of municipal trash and million tons of toxic hazardous waste According.

LOS ANGELES -- A controversial BKK landfill in West Covina West Covina will be closed to most hazardous waste because of intense public concern, a company spokesman has announced.

Kenneth Kazarian. BKK Landfill in West Covina, California: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy, Environment, and Safety Issues Affecting Small Business of the Committee on Small Business, House of. acre BKK landfill accepted hazardous waste from to During that time, about million tons of liquid and solid hazardous waste were disposed of BKK also operated an adjacent municipal solid waste landfill from to This landfill stopped accepting waste in September and is undergoing closure.

1984 book The. Three years ago, the acre BKK landfill in West Covina was one of the nation's busiest toxic waste dumps, a money machine for its owners and the city of West Covina, grossing $23 million in one.

West Covina also obtained an additional $ million grant from the California Integrated Waste Management Board for site remediation and closure. A Complete Transformation Today, the former landfill site is a highly successful project encompassingsquare feet of commercial space and recreational uses.

BKK Corporation J 4. “H&SC” as used in this Permit means the Health and Safety Code. “Title 22 CCR” as used in this Permit means the California Code of Regulations, ti division 6. "Solid Waste Management Unit" or “SWMU” means any discernible unit at a facility in which solid wastes have been placed at any time, regardless of whether the.

West Covina, California. In Octoberthe operator of the BKK Landfill notified the California Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) and the US Environmental Protection Agency that it no longer had the financial capability to continue critical site operations.

According to the complaint, the BKK Class I Facility refers to a hazardous waste landfill, related service roads and pollution control equipment and a leachate treatment plant, all of which sit. Public Landfill in West Covina on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Landfills in West Covina, CA.

The problems of waste haulers continued in During March the Cali- fornia Highway Patrol cited 61 trucks for safety violations on Azusa Avenue, 26 of which contained hazardous waste headed for the BKK Landfill.

West Covina police cited still other haulers during the same month. Rain won’t release toxic waste at West Covina’s former BKK landfill, but its future remains unknown The California Department of Toxic Substances Control provided an update to. The Class I landfill at BKK operated from to and accumulated million tons of highly toxic hazardous waste.

CLASS III LANDFILL AT BKK: This landfill is approximately acres in size. As indicated below the Class III landfill occupies the northwestern portion of the BKK property. The Class III landfill at BKK operated from to.

BKK landfill in West Covina, California: hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy, Environment, and Safety Issues Affecting Small Business of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, Washington, D.C., J (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

NEXT HAZARDOUS WASTE & E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENT IN COVINA The City of Covina provides responsive municipal services and manages public resources to enhance the quality of life for our community. Covina, CA | () | M-TH AM. The acre BKK landfill accepted hazardous waste from to During that time, about million tons of liquid and solid hazardous waste were disposed of there.

BKK also operated an adjacent municipal solid waste landfill from to This landfill stopped accepting waste in September and is undergoing closure.

A little bit of Las Vegas might be coming to one of L.A.’s sleepiest suburbs in the near future. A new proposal aims to transform an abandoned landfill in West Covina.

Inthe BKK Landfill, located on the slopes of the hills in the city of West Covina, CA, was permitted to accept hazardous materials. Between andover three million tons of predominantly liquid waste commingled with mostly nonhazardous solid waste were deposited into separate Class I landfills at the site.August, BKK Corp.

announces that it will voluntarily stop accepting hazardous waste in November. November, Disposal of hazardous waste ends with more than million tons buried.Covina City Hall | E. College Street | Covina, CA | () | M-TH AM - PM.