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

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Electronic Verification Questionnaire (eVQ)

The eVQ System provides a fast and convenient way for hazardous waste handlers to complete the required annual EPA ID number verification and fees assessment to maintain the active status of their EPA ID numbers.

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DTSC Intervenes After Exide Fails to Fully Investigate Contamination

DTSC Intervenes After Exide Fails to Fully Investigate Contamination

Citing persistent refusal by Exide Technologies to comply with its legal obligation to investigate the extent of contamination around its former battery recycling facility, the Department of Toxic Substances Control today rejected Exide’s Draft Residential RCRA Facility Investigation Report (RFI) and Residential Corrective Measures Study. DTSC also assessed penalties for violating….

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