News Release

Barbara A. Lee, Director

March 27, 2018

Contact: Gamaliel Ortiz
(916) 327-4383

DTSC Holds First Quarterly Public Meeting of 2018

SACRAMENTO – The public is invited to attend the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) first Quarterly Public Meeting of 2018 on Thursday, March 29.

The agenda covers a wide range of topics, including DTSC’s Strategic Plan, the Emergency Response Program’s involvement in the Northern and Southern California wildfires cleanup and the department’s related GIS capabilities, a Healthy Nail Salon initiative, and an overview of
DTSC’s Language Access Policy.

Public comments will be accepted after each agenda item. Public comments will be accepted via email.

What:    DTSC Quarterly Public Meeting
When:   March 29, 2018, 9 a.m. – noon
Where:  Sierra Hearing Room, 2nd Floor, CalEPA Headquarters Building

Questions about the Quarterly Public Meeting can be directed to DTSC’s Deputy Director of Public Participation, Jerilyn López Mendoza.

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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.