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 2014

Title Date PR No./
Doc Type
  Neutrogena fined for hazardous waste violations at its facility in Los Angeles 12/18/2014   T-24-14

  Residential Cleanup near Exide Technologies 12/03/2014   Advisory

  Sims Group USA to Pay Nearly $2.4 Million for Unlawful Release and Disposal of Hazardous Waste 11/24/2014   T-23-14

  Statement Concerning DTSC’s Involvement in the $23.8 Million Settlement with AT&T Announced by Attorney General Kamala D. Harris 11/21/2014  

  Judge Approves DTSC Enforcement Order Against Exide Technologies 11/21/2014  

  Richmond Metal Plating Company Shut Down by Court Order 11/17/2014   T-22-14

  DTSC approves cleanup plan to remove lead from contaminated yards in two residential areas near the Exide Technologies battery recycling facility 11/07/2014   T-21-14

  DTSC anuncia orden de ejecución 11/06/2014   T-20-14 S

  DTSC Announces Enforcement Order, Exide Technologies 11/06/2014   T–20–14

  DTSC Files Complaint Against the U.S. Army 10/20/2014   T-19-14

  Plating Shop Operators Plead to Felony and Misdemeanor Charges 08/20/2014   T-18-14


  $36,000 Settlement Reached With Ruuhwa Dann & Associates, Inc. DBA Cal Micro Recycling 07/01/2014   T-16-14

  DTSC presenta una demanda contra FedEx Ground: La compañía supuestamente manejó mal materiales peligrosos transportados por todo California 06/26/2014   T-15-14s

  DTSC files complaint against FedEx Ground: Company allegedly mishandled hazardous materials shipped in California 06/26/2014   T-15-14

  DTSC Takes Enforcement Action Against Buttonwillow Landfill 06/24/2014   T-14-14

  DTSC encuentra la aplicación de permiso de Exide deficiente 06/17/2014   T-13-14s

  DTSC Finds that Exide's Permit Application is Deficient 06/17/2014   T-13-14

  Dos compañías en el condado de San Diego pagarán $70,000 por manejo inadecuado de desechos peligrosos 06/10/2014   T-12-14s

  San Diego County companies to pay $70,000 for improper handling of hazardous waste 06/10/2014   T-12-14

  DTSC Finalizes Permit Modification for Kettleman Hills Hazardous Waste Facility 05/21/2014   T-11-14

  Lowe’s to Pay $18.1 Million Settlement for Illegal Handling and Disposal of Hazardous Waste 04/02/2014   T-10-14

  DTSC Enhances the Public’s Access to Inspection and Enforcement Data 04/01/2014   Advisory

  Criminal Complaint Filed Against Metal Recycling Facility Owner and Property Owner for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations 03/24/2014   T-09-14

  DTSC Cleanup Site to Become Cold Storage Facility in Long Beach 03/18/2014   T-08-14

  Criminal Charges Filed Against Richmond Plating Facility for Alleged Unlawful Management of Hazardous Waste 03/13/2014   T-07-14

  DTSC challenges manufacturers to make products safer 03/13/2014   T-06-14

  Announcement of California's Draft Priority Products 03/10/2014   Advisory

  DTSC grant seeks to make a difference in environmentally burdened community 02/25/2014   T-05-14

  DTSC Investigation Leads to Arrest and Felony Charges Related to Hazardous Waste Transportation Business 02/18/2014   T-04-14

  News Release: Criminal Complaints Filed Against Metal Recycling Facilities' Owner for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations 02/04/2014   T-03-14

  Former Hazardous Waste Transporter Receives Penalties of $243,000 and a Permanent Ban for Several Violations 01/20/2014   T-02-14

  Former hazardous waste transporter sentenced for unlawful disposal, storage and transportation of hazardous waste 01/08/2014   T-01-14