California Department of Toxic Substances Control

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Agency failed to collect millions in cleanup fees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Polluters liable for $100 million in cleanup fees for contaminated properties were never billed, and instead California taxpayers were stuck with the tab. The Sacramento Bee reports the state Department of […]

05/30/2013

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State shuts down SoCal hazardous battery recycler

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State environmental officials have ordered a Southern California battery recycling company to suspend operations after they say it discharged hazardous metal sludge into leaking pipelines.

04/24/2013

Calif. toxic landfill hit for spills

KETTLEMAN CITY, Calif. (AP) – A Central California hazardous waste dump with a history of fines now finds itself with another headache: the state has issued 72 violations for spills that went unreported. The state […]

11/15/2012

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