DTSC Releases First Statewide Hazardous Waste Facility Scorecard

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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.

DTSC Targets Commercial Landlord, Tenants for Illegal Hazardous Waste Disposal

DTSC Targets Commercial Landlord, Tenants for Illegal Hazardous Waste Disposal

The Department of Toxic Substances Control today announced a $124,100 settlement with a property management company and its auto body and repair tenants for the mishandling of hazardous waste materials at more than a dozen properties in Sacramento County. “Our enforcement team is determined to identify and prosecute any and all businesses that improperly handle hazardous waste…

DTSC Releases Scorecard for California’s 78 Hazardous Waste Facilities

DTSC Releases Scorecard for California’s 78 Hazardous Waste Facilities

The Department of Toxic Substances Control today released its first statewide hazardous waste facility scorecard ranking the 78 operating permitted facilities in California that treat, store or dispose of hazardous waste. The provisional scores reflect a facility’s history of compliance with hazardous waste laws and will be used as a factor to approve or deny an operating permit…

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DTSC Approves Final Cleanup for the Zeneca Site in Richmond
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