Department of Toxic Substance Control

Will Bills Creating Independent Oversight of Dysfunctional Toxics Regulator Survive?

Right now, bills are moving through the state legislature to force our top toxics regulator to decide when hazardous waste polluters lose their permits, and to create internal and external oversight of the scandal-plagued Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC).

Report: Inside Job: How Boeing Fixers Captured Regulators and Derailed a Nuclear and Chemical Clean in LA’s Backyard

This report analyzes the California Department of Toxic Substances Control response to environmental damage perpetrated by Boeing. Public Records Act requests provided information on how polluters came to dominate their regulators at the expense of the public.

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