Can the California Dept. of Toxic Substances Control be trusted to clean up vulnerable communities? (Sacramento News & Review)

“More than a dozen former DTSC officials, key environmental figures and impacted community members outlined to Capital & Main what they see as serious ongoing issues within the department unaddressed in the reforms. They include a flawed approach to the investigation and cleanup of toxic sites, a pattern of putting industry interest over public health, and bureaucratic inefficiency. These frustrations spilled over last August in Sacramento when protesters confronted senior DTSC and CalEPA officials about the agency’s record.”

Read the full article from the Sacramento News & Review here.

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