DTSC News Feed August 2014

DTSC News Feed is a weekly email that pulls together short updates and internet links to keep you informed about the latest accomplishments and news highlights at the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC).

 

August 28, 2014

  • DTSC's next quarterly public meeting is set for Sept. 10. See the agenda here
  • DTSC's assessment, cleanup and community involvement continues at Malibu schools.  
  • Check out DTSC's latest videos on our YouTube channel at DTSCgreen. Learn about the Presidio of San Francisco cleanup and Berkeley's environmental chemistry lab.
  • DTSC investigates site for possible new elementary school in Milpitas.

August 21, 2014

  • The Biomonitoring California program received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The BC program is a collaborative effort between DTSC, OEHHA, and CDPH.
  • The Office of Criminal Investigation's case against a Hilmar plating shop resulted in several criminal charges. Read more in the Merced Sun-Star.
  • DTSC is investigating potential soil contamination at Malibu schools. Read the Los Angeles Register story.

August 14, 2014

  • See how DTSC's chemistry lab tests for lead in soil. We have video.
  • Cleanup of lead-contaminated soil in the yards of two homes near Exide Technologies in Vernon began Monday. See coverage by NBC Los Angeles and 89.3 KPCC.
  • DTSC has rescheduled two workshops on the upcoming Priority Products Work Plan. They'll now be in September. For details, visit DTSC's website.

August 7, 2014

  • DTSC cleanup makes way for freeway interchange at former foundry site in Corona.

 
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