News Release

Barbara A. Lee, Director

December 2, 2015

Contact: Sanford (Sandy) Nax
(916) 327-6114

News Media Availability: Cleanup of contaminated soil in
Exide Technologies Expanded Area

SACRAMENTO – Contract crews working for the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will begin the next phase of residential cleanup in an expanded area near the Exide Technologies plant.

DTSC staff will be on site and available to discuss the cleanup work.

WHEN: Dec. 3, 2015

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Corner of California and Gage avenues in Bell

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FOR GENERAL INQUIRIES: Contact the Department of Toxic Substances Control by phone at (800) 728-6942 or visit To report illegal handling, discharge, or disposal of hazardous waste, call the Waste Alert Hotline at (800) 698-6942.

The mission of DTSC is to protect California’s people and environment from harmful effects of toxic substances by restoring contaminated properties, enforcing hazardous waste law, reducing hazardous waste generation, and encouraging the manufacture of chemically safer products.