DTSC News Room

DTSC's Public Information Office coordinates all contact with news media representatives through interviews, news releases and opinion articles. The Public Information Office is also responsible for ensuring that DTSC's records are appropriately available to the public by overseeing our responsiveness to Public Records Act requests.


DTSC Press Releases 2015

Title Date PR No./
Doc Type
  DTSC Independent Review Panel Convenes First Meeting 11/17/2015   Advisory

  DTSC removes hazardous waste from a metal plating company in Richmond, owner sent to prison 11/09/2015   T-16-15

  DTSC to build a storm water diversion system at a 99-year-old dam site to protect Jackson 11/03/2015   T-15-15

  DTSC begins building a storm water diversion system to protect the City of Jackson 11/02/2015  

  DTSC Begins Cleanup and Additional Sampling of the Expanded Residential Area Impacted by Exide 10/30/2015   T-14-15

  DTSC Releases Key Safer Consumer Products Guidance Document 09/24/2015   T-13-15

  News Release: DTSC’s Emergency Response Unit to clean up hazardous waste from wildfires 09/17/2015   T-12-15

  DTSC Announces Funding for Initial Cleanup and Further Testing in the Expanded Area Around the Exide Facility 08/21/2015   T-11-15

  Senate Votes to Confirm Barbara A. Lee Director of DTSC 08/20/2015   T-10-15

  DTSC Director Barbara A. Lee and Alameda County DA Nancy E. O’Malley Announce Sentencing of Two Defendants for Environmental Crimes 07/29/2015  

  Launch of the Bayview Hunters Point Environmental Justice Response Task Force 07/20/2015   T-09-15

  ECS Refining to Pay Almost $220,000 for Hazardous Waste Violations 04/09/2015   T-08-15

  DTSC assists Siskiyou county District Attorney in felony hazardous waste case 03/30/2015  

  Schaffer Grinding Company, Inc. to Pay $160,000 to Settle Hazardous Waste Violations, Including Illegal Exportation of Hazardous Waste 03/25/2015   T-07-15

  DTSC Announces Order to Close Exide Facility and Steps to Protect Community with Enhanced Cleanup 03/12/2015   T-06-15

  DTSC Cites Gallo Glass Company for Using Hazardous Waste in Wine Bottles 03/02/2015   T-05-15

  Owner of Richmond Metal Plating Company Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges, Closes Business 02/20/2015   T-04-15

  Group of Former Customers to Take Over Groundwater Investigation at BKK Landfills Facility 02/02/2015   T-03-15

  DTSC Takes Action Against Retailers Selling Tainted Jewelry 01/29/2015   T-02-15

  DTSC Issues Violations against Exide Facility in Vernon 01/28/2015   T-01-15

  DTSC assists Yolo County in Enforcement Case against Safeway 01/05/2015