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Fish Contamination Education Collaborative (FCEC)
State and Federal Agencies
Agencies - DTSC

State & Federal Agencies

California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal EPA). The agency strives to protect public health and the environment from toxic harm by regulating the generation, handling, treatment and disposal of hazardous waste within the state. DTSC staff serve on the technical review board for the remediation of the contaminants along the Palos Verdes Shelf, while also fulfilling an advisory role within the Institutional Controls Program.


Tim Chauvel, Public Participant Specialist