A discharge of hazardous waste occurred at 8040 Beverly Dr., Rohnert Park. The responsible party is not known but it was caused by power washing a roof causing the release of approximately 1,000 gallons of water and roof coating and debris. The release was stopped, and no waterways were impacted.
The Health and Safety Code 25180.7 (b) says any designated government employee who obtains information in the course of his or her official duties revealing the illegal discharge or threatened illegal discharge of a hazardous waste within the geographical area of his or her jurisdiction and who knows that the discharge or threatened discharge is likely to cause substantial injury to the public health or safety must, within 72 hours, disclose that information to the local Board of Supervisors and to the local health officer. No disclosure of information is required under this subdivision when otherwise prohibited by law, or when law enforcement personnel have determined that this disclosure would adversely affect an ongoing criminal investigation or when the information is already general public knowledge within the locality affected by the discharge or threatened discharge.
Another site of release or threatened discharge of hazardous waste was 67 Avram Ave., Rohnert Park at the Sonoma Villa Apartments. A sewer line on private property caused the release of approximately 3,300 gallons of sewage. The release was stopped, cleaned up and disposed of in accordance with regulatory requirements.