California Department of Toxic Substances Control

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Toxic Waste To Be Removed From Surf City Dumpsite in 2015, Report Says

    Conveniently located right across the street from Edison High school, the Ascon Nesi landfill is the place to go if you're looking for a glimpse of decades of environmental degradation, neglect, and under-regulation. There are five lagoons full of oil, sludge, petroleum byproducts and various c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    If Your Tap Water Tastes Like Rocket Fuel, Go Here

    California's Department of Toxic Substances Control, which oversees the ongoing cleanup of a toxic site in Chino Hills which for years had been an Aerojet manufacturing facility, is collecting public comment on its efforts through April 10. Some testimony will be gathered at a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2006

    What Lies Beneath

    Proving once again that the internet is good for something other than pornography and pirating music, one of the more useful state agencies you've never heard of, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, has created EnviroStors, an online database of contaminated sites throughout the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2005

    From the He's-Obviously- Not-a-Friend-of- Cheney File

    Courtesy of the state Dept. of Toxic Substances Control... Orange County Polluter Sentenced to 16 Months in State Prison Westminster - The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced today that an Orange County Superior Court sentenced Steven Craig Booth, of Anaheim, to 16 m ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2000


    City and residents clash over future of HB dumpsite

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Were Being Stonewalled

    OC grand jury says Surf City officials stand in the way of toxic cleanup

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    School Haze

    Edison High awaits cleanup of nearby dumpsite

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    The Bad Old Days

    If we knew then what we know now, theres a chance Brea Olinda High School would not exist

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Its a Gas, Gas, Gas

    LA controversy raises concerns about Brea-Olinda High Schools safety

  • News

    February 18, 1999

    Learning Swerve

    LAUSD scandal spreads south