DTSC News Feed May 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).

 

May 29, 2014

  • The Sacramento Bee: DTSC's approval to expand Chemical Waste Management's Kettleman facility was the correct decision.
  • KCRA answers the question: "Why is that big drill on Capitol Mall?" 

 


May 22, 2014

  • Sacramento's historic downtown rail yard, which DTSC is helping clean up, is being considered for a UC Davis satellite campus.
  • Fire season has hit with a vengeance. DTSC is prepared to help.  
  • The next Priority Products workshop is May 28 in Oakland.

 


May 14, 2014

  • A DTSC-supervised cleanup of a former PG&E substation could lead to a new city parking lot in St. Helena.
  • The comment period for a Whittaker-Bermite cleanup plan is extended.
  • A public workshop is scheduled to discuss cleanup plans for an old mill in Fort Bragg.
  • Safer Consumer Products:
  • The chairperson of the 4th Safer Consumer Products summit in Santa Clara calls the Department's new initiative a "bold, game-changing historic development,"
  • This UC Berkeley study underscores the importance of one of the selected Priority Products.
  • The next Priority Products' workshop is on May 28 in Oakland

May 8, 2014

  • A DTSC cleanup site in Palo Alto is the subject of a pilot study.
  • Multifamily homes are planned at Alameda Point - a DTSC-assisted cleanup of a former military site. The video has more.
  • Message from the Director: DTSC is on the right path.
  • Dozens of people attended DTSC's first Priority Products' workshop on May 7. The next one is May 28 in Oakland.

May 1, 2014

  • KCRA reports on DTSC's efforts to recover $2 million in cleanup costs from a cleanup site near Vacaville.
  • A complex DTSC-supervised cleanup leads to a new cleantech manufacturing center and more jobs in downtown Los Angeles.
  • DTSC was involved in the investigation and development of the cleanup plan that led to this landmark moment at the former Hamilton Army Air Field in Novato. The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board is overseeing implementation of the plan.
  • Turning brownfields green: A DTSC cleanup becomes a showcase development proposal in San Francisco.

 
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