Cleaning Up Neighborhoods Near Exide

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


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

DTSC Releases First Statewide Hazardous Waste Facility Scorecard

This Violations Scoring Procedure (VSP) highlights a facility’s most significant compliance issues

DTSC History

From defining hazardous waste to protecting human health and the environment

Site Mitigation & Restoration Program

We protect and maintain California’s land and places by setting strict standards for land restoration and cleanup

Managing Hazardous Waste

We strengthen regulations and streamline waste management

Safer Consumer Products

We are working toward Safer California households, workplaces and products

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News Releases

DTSC Approves Final Cleanup for the Zeneca Site in Richmond

DTSC Approves Final Cleanup for the Zeneca Site in Richmond

The Department of Toxic Substances Control today announced the final cleanup plan for a contaminated site in Richmond, along the San Francisco Bay shoreline, formerly owned by the chemical company Zeneca Inc. The cleanup will allow redevelopment of the site in a manner that protects public health and the environment.

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2020 Annual Fee Summary

View the updated hazardous waste fees charged by DTSC
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Press Release

DTSC Reaches $825,000 Settlement with Pittsburg Steel Plant for Unauthorized Hazardous Waste Management
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Press Release

DTSC Releases Scorecard for California’s 78 Hazardous Waste Facilities Read the press release

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