DTSC Site Mitigation Overview/Update DTSC Nazemi, M.S., P.E., Deputy Director Brownfields and Environmental Restoration Program DTSC Site Mitigation Overview/Update DTSC

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<ul><li><p>Mohsen Nazemi, M.S., P.E., Deputy DirectorBrownfields and Environmental Restoration Program</p><p>DTSC Site Mitigation Overview/UpdateDTSC Independent Review Panel Meeting Part I</p><p>CalEPA Building, SacramentoJanuary 11, 2017</p></li><li><p>DTSC Site Mitigation (Cleanup) Program Overview/Update</p><p> Program Mission/Vision/History Core Programs/Organizational Structure Authorities/Types of Cleanup Actions School Siting Program Universe of Cleanup Sites Items for Next Meeting</p></li><li><p>DTSC Site Mitigation Programs Mission</p><p>To protect Californias people and environment from harmful effects of toxic substances by restoring contaminated resources</p></li><li><p>DTSC Site Mitigation Programs Vision</p><p>Californians enjoy a clean and healthy environment, and as a result of our efforts Communities are confident that we protect them from toxic </p><p>harm Businesses are confident that we engage them with </p><p>consistency and integrity</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Federal Program 1970s - Concerns for health impacts from uncontrolled </p><p>hazardous waste disposal sites 1980 - Comprehensive Environmental Response, </p><p>Compensation, and Liability Act (Federal Superfund Law) passed, gave United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) authority to: Order responsible parties to clean up sites Use federal funds at sites with no responsible parties </p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation State Program 1981 - California Hazardous Substance Account Act (Health &amp; Safety Code </p><p>Division 20 Chapter 6.8) State authority to order responsible parties to clean up sites Provide matching state funds for cleaning up National Priorities List </p><p>sites State program established in 1981 to address uncontrolled hazardous </p><p>substance release sites Department of Health Services Toxic Substances Control Division given </p><p>responsibility for program Started in Sacramento headquarters and expanded to other offices in </p><p>Northern and Southern California</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program in 1980s Hazardous Substances Cleanup Bond passed in 1984 funding at </p><p>$100 million fully expended State site list grew from 60 to &gt; 400 (1983-1990) Started with staff &lt; 10 in 1981</p><p> First operated from small office in Sacramento Managed by Sacramento, Emeryville, Long Beach, and Burbank </p><p>offices in 1990</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program in 1990s</p><p> Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) formed in 1991</p><p> Established Site Mitigation Program in 1993 Office of Military Facilities formed in 1994 Schools Program established in 1999 </p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program in 2000s Site Mitigation Program Expanded</p><p> Cleanup Loans and Environmental Assistance to Neighborhoods (CLEAN) Loan Program established in 2000. DTSC issued 5 loans totaling more than $3.3 million. The existing statute mandates participation of entities that no longer exist. DTSC cannot issue new loans until statutory changes are made to abolish the obsolete committee. </p><p> California Land Reuse and Revitalization Act (CLRRA) passed in 2004 Revolving Loan Fund Program funded by U.S. EPA in 2006 approved over $5 </p><p>million in 6 loans and over $5.6 million on 22 subgrants since inception Reorganized into One Cleanup Program in 2008</p><p> Incorporated corrective action program and Human &amp; Ecological Risk Office Cleanup sites grew from 60 in 1983 to &gt;1,600 </p></li><li><p>Site Mitigations/Cleanups/Evaluations</p><p>National Priorities List (U.S. EPA Lead) State Response (State Lead Enforcement) Corrective Action/Hazardous Waste Releases </p><p>(Hazardous Waste Control Law) Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCA) Schools ProgramMilitary Cleanup Fund-Lead National Priorities List/State Orphan Legacy Landfill </p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation ProgramCore Functions Federal Facilities (including Military and Department of Energy </p><p>Sites) Cleanups State Site Cleanups (Responsible Parties &amp; orphans) School Site Evaluations Legacy Landfills Exide Closure &amp; Residential CleanupSupport Functions Engineering &amp; Special Projects Office Geological Services Unit Human &amp; Ecological Risk Office Grants &amp; Program Support Branch</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program Support Office of Legal Counsel Office of Public Participation Environmental Justice &amp; Tribal Affairs Communications Office Office of Planning &amp; Environmental Analysis</p></li><li><p>Site Remediation Process Summary Evaluation</p><p> Discovery &amp; verify release and threat Define contamination extent and risk</p><p> Remedy selection Evaluate remedy options Remedy plan, California Environmental Quality Act analysis, and public </p><p>review Implementation</p><p> Designs &amp; monitoring plans Construction and long-term operation and maintenance (if necessary) Environmental restrictions (if necessary)</p><p> Emergency and interim actions (if necessary) DTSC does not make any zoning decisions</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program Staff Mohsen Nazemi, M.S., P.E. - Deputy Director Bachelor and Master of Science in Chemical Engineering; </p><p>Professional Engineer; Certified Hazardous Material Manager Location Based in Cypress Office Staffing 331 Positions in 6 offices:</p><p> 1 Assistant Deputy and 2 Division Chiefs 14 Branch Chiefs 44 Unit Chiefs 272 Environmental Scientists, Hazardous Substances </p><p>Engineers, Engineering Geologists, Toxicologists, Administrative Professionals</p></li><li><p>DTSC Office Locations</p><p>Cal Ctr/Sacramento</p><p>Headquarters</p><p>Berkeley (includes Lab)</p><p>Clovis</p><p>Cypress</p><p>El Centro</p><p>Pasadena (LA Lab)</p><p>San Diego</p><p>Chatsworth</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program Org Chart</p><p>Deputy Director</p><p>Assistant DeputyDirector</p><p>Exide</p><p>Division Chief Division Chief</p><p>Corrective Action&amp; Data </p><p>Management</p><p>ProjectManagement &amp; Field Operations</p><p>Human &amp;Ecological Risk Sacramento Berkeley</p><p>Grants &amp; ProgramSupport</p><p>Engineering &amp;Special Projects Legacy Landfills Cypress</p><p>Schools Evaluation&amp; Brownfields </p><p>Outreach</p><p>San JoaquinSSFL Project</p><p>Support Office of Geology Chatsworth</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program Ray Leclerc, P.E. - Division Chief, C.E.A. Bachelor of Science Geology, Master of Science -</p><p>Environmental Engineering; Licensed Civil Engineer Six Branches</p><p> Dan Ward, Charlie Ridenour, Mark Malinowski, Bill Ryan, and Richard Hume Sacramento</p><p> Jim Polisini Chatsworth Special Projects</p><p> Legislation, financial assurance, corrective action, and financially distressed cleanup sites.</p><p> Staffing: 146 staff in Division</p></li><li><p>Legacy Landfills Branch</p><p> Richard Hume, P.E. - Branch Chief Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering Technology; Licensed </p><p>Mechanical Engineer Location - Sacramento Field Office Organization Three project management units (three unit chiefs) </p><p>and administrative support Types of Sites Legacy Landfill (e.g., Stringfellow &amp; BKK-W. Covina), </p><p>National Priorities List, state response, military sites Staffing: </p><p> 12 Hazardous Substances Engineers 7 Engineering Geologists 2 Environmental Scientists 3 Administrative Professionals</p></li><li><p>Human and Ecological Risk Office Jim Polisini, Ph.D. - Chief Bachelors degree Zoology; Ph.D. - Biological Sciences Location Sacramento, Berkeley, Chatsworth, and Cypress Field </p><p>Offices Organization - Four human health units and one ecological risk </p><p>support unit (five unit chiefs) Types of Work Toxicological and risk assessment support Types of Sites - National Priorities List, military, state response, </p><p>corrective action, Voluntary Cleanup Agreement, and orphan sites Staffing: </p><p> 29 Toxicologists 1 Health Physicist</p></li><li><p>Santa Susana and Northern CA Schools Branch</p><p> Mark Malinowski, P.G. - Branch Chief Bachelor and Master of Science Geology; Professional Geologist Location Sacramento Field Office Organization Two project management units (two unit </p><p>chiefs) and administrative support Types of Sites Santa Susana Field Lab &amp; Northern California </p><p>Schools Staffing:</p><p> 8 Hazardous Substances Engineers 6 Engineering Geologists</p></li><li><p>Sacramento Cleanup Branch Charlie Ridenour, P.E. - Branch Chief Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering; Licensed Chemical </p><p>Engineer Location - Sacramento Field Office Organization - Four project management units (four unit chiefs) and </p><p>administrative support Types of Sites - National Priorities List, military, state response, </p><p>corrective action, Voluntary Cleanup Agreement, and orphan sites Staffing: </p><p> 22 Hazardous Substances Engineers 6 Environmental Scientists 4 Engineering Geologists 3 Administrative Professionals</p></li><li><p>San Joaquin Branch Bill Ryan, P.E. - Branch Chief Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering; Licensed Civil Engineer Location - Sacramento and Clovis Field Offices Organization Two project management units (two unit chiefs) and </p><p>administrative support Types of Sites San Joaquin Valley National Priorities List, military, </p><p>state response, corrective action, Voluntary Cleanup Agreement, and orphan sites</p><p> Staffing: 6 Environmental Scientists 6 Engineering Geologists 5 Hazardous Substances Engineers 3 Administrative Professionals</p></li><li><p>Engineering &amp; Special Projects Branch Dan Ward - Branch Chief Bachelor of Science - Environmental Toxicology; Master of Science -</p><p>Civil/Environmental Engineering Location Sacramento and Cypress Field Offices Organization - One engineering support unit and two hybrid units (three </p><p>units with three unit chiefs) Types of Sites Engineering support, military coordination, special </p><p>projects and project management of several individual sites Staffing: </p><p> 23 total staff, including 3 Unit Chiefs 19 Hazardous Substances Engineers (8 staff level consulting engineers) 2 Engineering Geologists, 1 Environmental Scientist 1 Administrative Professional</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program Dot Lofstrom, P.G. - Division Chief, C.E.A. Bachelor and Master of Science Geology; Professional </p><p>Geologist Six Branches (plus one unit of Administrative Professionals)</p><p> Karen Baker, Peter Garcia, and John Scandura Cypress Sayareh Amirebrahimi Chatsworth Jennifer Black Sacramento Janet Naito Berkeley</p><p> Special Projects Lean Six Sigma Strategic Planning</p><p> 180 staff in Division</p></li><li><p>Chatsworth Cleanup Branch Sayareh Amirebrahimi - Branch Chief Bachelor of Science- Biology; Master of Science Environmental </p><p>Engineering Location - Chatsworth Field Office Organization Four project management units (four unit chiefs) and </p><p>administrative support Types of Sites Southern CA National Priorities List, military, state </p><p>response, corrective action, Resource Conservation and RecoveryAct closure, Voluntary Cleanup Agreement, and orphan sites</p><p> Staffing: 13 Environmental Scientists 10 Hazardous Substances Engineers 5 Engineering Geologists 3 Administrative Professionals</p></li><li><p>Geology Branch Karen Baker, P.G. - Branch Chief Bachelor &amp; Master of Science - Geology; Licensed Professional </p><p>Geologist; Certified Hydrogeologist; Certified Engineering Geologist Location Sacramento, Berkeley, Chatsworth, &amp; Cypress Field Offices Organization - Four Geological Support Units (four unit chiefs) and One </p><p>Project Manager Types of Sites Provide geologic support to Cleanup Program, </p><p>Permitting Division, and Enforcement and Emergency Response Division </p><p> Staffing: 39 Engineering Geologists 1 Hazardous Substances Engineer 2 Administrative Professionals </p></li><li><p>Grants and Program Support Branch Jennifer Black, J.D. Branch Chief Bachelor of Arts Economics; Doctorate of Jurisprudence Tax Law </p><p>Concentration Location - Sacramento Field Office Organization One administrative branch including two </p><p>administrative support units Types of Work Grant administration, program budget </p><p>administration, legislative, budgetary, and regulatory proposals, legislative reports, run two loan programs (one State-funded and one Federally-funded, other administrative support</p><p> Staffing: 2 Administrative Unit Supervisors 9 Administrative Professionals</p></li><li><p>Southern CA Schools Evaluation &amp; Brownfields Outreach Branch</p><p> Peter Garcia - Branch Chief Bachelor of Science Biology Location - Cypress Field Office Organization Three project management units and administrative </p><p>support. Types of Sites Southern CA Schools, State Response, Corrective </p><p>Action, Voluntary Cleanup, brownfields, and orphan sites. Staffing: </p><p> 3 Unit Supervisors (Supervising Hazardous Substances Engineers) 11 Hazardous Substances Engineers 7 Environmental Scientists 2 Engineering Geologists 3 Administrative Professionals</p></li><li><p>Berkeley Cleanup Branch Janet Naito - Branch Chief Bachelor of Arts - Environmental Science Location - Berkeley Field Office Organization - Four project management units and administrative </p><p>support Types of Sites - Bay Area National Priorities List, military, state </p><p>response, corrective action, Voluntary Cleanup Agreement, and orphan sites</p><p> Staffing: 13 Environmental Scientists 16 Hazardous Substances Engineers 3 Engineering Geologists 4 Administrative Professionals</p></li><li><p>Cypress Cleanup Branch John Scandura - Branch Chief Bachelor of Science Biological Science; Master of Science </p><p>Environmental Science and Engineering Location - Cypress Field Office Organization - Four project management units (four unit chiefs) </p><p>and administrative support Types of Sites Southern CA National Priorities List, military, state </p><p>response, corrective action, Voluntary Cleanup Agreement, and orphan sites</p><p> Staffing: 15 Environmental Scientists 9 Hazardous Substances Engineers 1 Engineering Geologist</p></li><li><p>Exide Division Assistant Deputy Director Location - Sacramento and Field Office in Southern California Organization Includes two Branches</p><p> Closure Plan and corrective action for the Exide Facility Remedial Action Plan for Cleanup of lead contamination in </p><p>surrounding residential properties Staffing:</p><p> Corrective Action and Data Management Branch - 14 staff Project Management and Field Operations Branch - 25 staff Support staff - 16 (outside Cleanup program) include Attorneys, </p><p>Public Participation Specialists, Environmental Justice staff, and Communications staff.</p></li><li><p>Exide Division - Project Management and Field Operations Branch</p><p> Tamara Zielinski, P.E. - Branch Chief Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering; Licensed Civil </p><p>Engineer Location Sacramento and Field Office in Southern </p><p>California Staffing: Includes 24 hazardous substances engineers, </p><p>environmental scientists, and support staff. Three units including: Project Management, Field Operations, and Contracts Management that include: 3 Supervising Engineers 16 Hazardous Substances Engineers 3 Environmental Scientists 2 Administrative Professionals </p></li><li><p>Exide Division - Corrective Action and Data Management Branch</p><p> Suhasini Patel - Branch Chief (Out-of-Office) Bachelor of Science Biology; Master of Science Microbiology Peter Ruttan, P.G. - Acting Branch Chief Bachelor of Science Geology; Professional Geologist Location Sacramento Field Office Organization Project management units and administrative support (two unit chiefs) Types of Work Closure/corrective action, California Environmental Quality Act, and data </p><p>management Staffing includes 14 hazardous substances engineers, engineering geologists, environmental </p><p>scientists, and support staff: 1 Environmental Program Manager 4 Engineering Geologists 5 Environmental Scientists 2 Hazardous Substances Engineer 2 Administrative Professionals </p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program Authority</p><p>Presented by Ray Leclerc, P.E., Division Chief, C.E.A.</p></li><li><p>Site Mitigation Program Authority Hazardous Substance Account Act (Health &amp; Safety Code </p><p>Division...</p></li></ul>

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