Site Mitigation & Restoration Program

DTSC’s Site Mitigation and Restoration Program is responsible for overseeing the evaluation and cleanup of contaminated properties throughout the state of California, including military facilities, school construction and expansion projects, tiered permitted facilities, brownfields and voluntary agreements. The Site Mitigation and Restoration Program is divided in to four regions, along with branches for special projects, and technically focused groups. The Site Mitigation and Restoration Program includes project management staff along with subject-matter experts such as geologists, toxicologist and California Environmental Quality Act specialists.

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BROWNFIELDS & VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS

Access information about brownfields and view a variety of quick reference guides related to voluntary oversight agreements.

CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT

CEQA applies to all discretionary projects proposed to be conducted or approved by a California public agency, including private projects requiring discretionary government approval.

Children with balloons at a former brownfields site

CONTACT US

DTSC’s Site Mitigation and Restoration Program is divided into 4 regions, along with branches for special projects and technically focused groups. Find their contact information on this page.

HUMAN & ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT

Obtain information about DTSC’s Human & Ecological Risk Office and the toxicology expertise they provide.

LOANS & GRANTS

Get information about the variety of loans, grants, and technical assistance offered by the US EPA.

SCHOOL SITES

Find out more about DTSC’s Brownfields Restoration and School Evaluation Branch responsible for assessing, investigating and cleaning up proposed school sites.

SELECTED CLEANUP SITES

Find links to site cleanup projects DTSC is currently involved with.

SUCCESS STORIES

Read about DTSC’s involvement restoring communities and protecting California.

VAPOR INTRUSION

DTSC, the State Water Board, and the SF Bay Regional Water Board are currently developing a supplemental vapor intrusion guidance document for conducting uniform vapor intrusion evaluations in California.