COVID-19 Policies

We are working with stakeholders and the communities we serve to practice safe social distancing, while continuing our work to protect Californians and the environment from toxic substances.

Cleaning Up Neighborhoods Near Exide

DTSC is making progress in the largest residential cleanup of its kind in California

DTSC@Work

We are focused on our mission to protect California’s people and the environment from harmful chemicals

News Releases

California Issues Legal Order for Cleanup of Santa Susana Toxic Site

California Issues Legal Order for Cleanup of Santa Susana Toxic Site

California has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy to remove contaminated buildings at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, a former nuclear research and rocket engine test facility in Ventura County. This action requires DOE to remove all 10 buildings within the Radioactive Materials Handling Facility Complex.

Metal Recycling Facilities Fined $65,000 for Mismanaging Hazardous Waste

Metal Recycling Facilities Fined $65,000 for Mismanaging Hazardous Waste

A yearlong investigation by the Department of Toxic Substances Control into a metal recycling company found it mismanaged hazardous waste at facilities in Hanford and Visalia, California. The company, Vrede Recycling Inc., will pay $65,000 in finesfor its failure to properly handle hazardous waste from appliances and other materials during…

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Announcements

CalEPA Statement on Compliance during COVID-19 Emergency

Regarding regulatory requirements

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PFASs in Carpets & Rugs

Extension of 45-Day Comment Period and Postponent of Hearing

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Statement about McClymonds High School

DTSC verified the results from tests conducted

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