Cleaning Up Neighborhoods Near Exide

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


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DTSC Releases First Statewide Hazardous Waste Facility Scorecard

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

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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 processing…

DTSC Sues Owners of Former Oakland Electroplating Shop

DTSC Sues Owners of Former Oakland Electroplating Shop

The Department of Toxic Substances Control has filed suit against the former owners and operators of a closed Oakland electroplating business and former landowners to require them to clean up toxic chemicals and pay more than $800,000 in penalties and unrecovered costs. In April 2017, DTSC ordered Lisa Marie Rossi and Gerald F. Rossi, who operated the E-D Coat Inc. plating…

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Statement about McClymonds High School

DTSC has verified the results from tests conducted
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2020 Annual Fee Summary

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DTSC Files Civil Complaint Against Sacramento-Area Hazardous Waste Facility

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