DTSC E-Lists

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) maintains e-mail lists also known as ELists for stakeholders interested in the programs listed below. To receive email information from these ELists click on any of the “subscribe” options to sign up for our mailing lists. Enter your email address and click “Continue”. An email including instructions for updating your profile will be mailed to your account. Please click on or copy and paste the link provided in the email to your browser. You will be directed to a page where you will be able to update your profile with additional information, and subscribe or unsubscribe to any of the DTSC EList accounts.

If you use spam filters in your email program, be sure the DTSC EList email account address (such as “regs@dtsc.ca.gov“), will not be filtered out. If you have a spam blocking program, be sure to add the DTSC Elist email account addresses to the list of approved senders. If you do not take this step you may not receive EList messages.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the DTSC ELists please contact the EList Coordinator at EList@dtsc.ca.gov.

EList Description Action
All Regulations Receive e-mail notification of all DTSC 45 day public rulemaking notices and notification of all DTSC emergency rulemakings. Subscribe
Brownfield Funding Information Receive information on Brownfield assessment and cleanup grants and loans.

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California Brake Pad Law Subscribers will receive e-mail notifications regarding news and information on the implementation of the California brake pad law, including web updates, publications, seminars and other related items of interest. Subscribe
Cal. Code Regs. Title 22 Updates Receive e-mail notification when DTSC updates its Unofficial California Code of Regulations,Title 22. Subscribe
Community Protection and Hazardous Waste Reduction Initiative Subscribers will receive e-mail notifications containing news and information about DTSC’s Community Protection and Hazardous Waste Reduction Initiative. Information will include meeting notices and agendas, project updates, and other items of interest. Subscribe
Electronic Waste The Electronic Waste Elist provides collectors (handlers and recyclers) of e-waste with periodic newsletters from the Department of Toxic Substances Control and any pertinent information regarding e-waste legislation and regulation, and requirements for annual reports, exports, and management standards. Subscribe
Generator Improvements Rule Offers information regarding the adoption of the hazardous waste Generator Improvements Rule (GIR) in California.

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Hazardous Waste Transportation
The Hazardous Waste Transportation E-List will provide DTSC registered hazardous waste transporters with quarterly updates on any regulation changes or initiatives which may affect their business operations.  Any additional pertinent training materials and documents to help hazardous waste transporters prepare for inspections and maintain compliance will also be supplied. Subscribe
HERO News Subscribers will receive e-mail notifications regarding news on topics relevant to human and ecological risk assessment including the HERO Quarterly updates, new Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) notes, updates of existing HHRA notes, new EcoNOTEs, updates on existing EcoNOTES, as well as other risk assessment guidance documents, presentations, and publications. Subscribe
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities (HHWCF) The recipients are public agencies or contractors that operate household hazardous waste collection facilities (HHWCF) who are interested to be part of the HHWCF workgroup.  The HHWCF workgroup participates in prescheduled conference call that channel all HHWCF-related questions, comments or concerns to DTSC’s RAO.  In response, DTSC’s RAOunit will develop guidance or FAQ that provide clarification or regulatory/statutory interpretation. Subscribe
Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Facility Investigation and Cleanup Program (LABRIC Program) The LABRIC Program’s goal is to identify, characterize, and clean up lead contamination that resulted from the operation of lead-acid battery recycling facilities. Subscribers receive email notification of public meetings, events, and document availability regarding the LABRIC Program. Subscribe
Management of Treated Wood Wastes – R-2005-04 Distribution of notices and information by email to persons interested in Management of Treated Wood Waste Regulations(R-2005-04). Health and Safety Code section 25150.7(g) requires DTSC to adopt regulations by January 1, 2007, to establish management standards for Treated Wood Waste as an alternative to hazardous waste requirements. Subscribe
Mercury Thermostat Collection and Performance Requirement Receive email notification of all public rulemaking notices and notification of all other developments concerning Mercury Thermostat Recovery Regulations. Subscribe
Metal Shredder Residues Stakeholders EList The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is initiating the review of current technical data and information on Metal Shredder Residues (MSR) treatment processes to assist in the re-evaluation of waste classification decisions and waste management requirements.  DTSC is inviting input from the public in order to compile information and concerns brought forward by affected communities and stakeholders.  The public process will ensure that DTSC’s decisions are based on the best available technical information, while the public and all best interested stakeholders are able to participate fully, provide feedback, and comment directly to DTSC.  DTSC will develop a recommended course of action based on the findings of the process. Subscribe
Office of Environmental Justice and Tribal Affairs The Office of Environmental Justice and Tribal Affairs is focused on promoting principles of environmental justice throughout DTSC’s work, and engaging tribal governments and communities. Subscribers will receive periodic email notifications on environmental justice and tribal affairs program and project updates, and resources.

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Permit Decision Criteria – SB 673 Subscribers will receive e-mail notifications regarding news and information on the implementation of Senate Bill (SB) 673, including web updates, publications, workshops, symposia and other related items of interest. This law requires DTSC to adopt criteria for hazardous waste facility permit decisions to increase protectiveness and transparency.

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Photovoltaic Modules (Solar Panels) Regulations Disseminates info and offers stakeholder comments on in-development Regulatory Exemptions for Hazardous Waste Solar Panels. Subscribe
Proposed Amendments to Class 1 Permit Modification Procedures: R-2005-10 For equipment replacements and upgrades that are Class 1 permit modifications, the proposed regulations would adopt the federal timeframe of notifying DTSC within seven days following the change, rather than 30 days prior to the change. Subscribe
Retail Industry Subscribers will receive e-mail notifications of Retail Industry hazardous waste management news and information, including web updates, stakeholder meetings, workshops and other related items of interest. Subscribe
Safer Consumer Products Subscribers will receive regular e-mail notifications containing news and information about DTSC’s Safer Consumer Products program. Information will include workshops, publications, and seminars, along with other items of interest. Subscribe
Santa Susana Field Laboratory Subscribers will receive regular e-mail notifications of Santa Susana Field Laboratory news and information, including information about community meetings, workshops, document posting, opportunities for public participation and comment, and related items of interest. Subscribe
Toxics in Jewelry This EList provides email notification of statutory and regulatory changes, website updates, events, trainings, and document availability regarding toxic substances in jewelry that are currently regulated in California. Subscribe
Toxics In Packaging Receive email notification of website updates, events, trainings, and document availability regarding Toxics in Packaging. Subscribe
Vapor Intrusion Subscribers will receive e-mail notifications regarding news on topics relevant to vapor intrusion—the migration of volatile contaminants through soil and into buildings and potentially causing unacceptable chemical exposure for building occupants.  Topics include subsurface investigations and evaluation of potential exposure and human health risk from vapor intrusion. Subscribe
Whittaker-Bermite Facility in Santa Clarita Subscribers will receive e-mails about the cleanup activities at the Whittaker-Bermite Facility in Santa Clarita. Subscribe