Tag Archives: Department of Toxic Substance Control

MAP: An overview of every toxic, contaminated site in Richmond

Over the decades, a sprawling network of shuttered chemical plants and oil refineries has left harmful pollutants in Richmond’s air, water, and soil. According to data collected by the California Department of Toxic Substance Control,...
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Investigation of city employee prompts public demand for action

Speakers at the year’s final City Council meeting called for Assistant City Manager Leslie Knight to be put on administrative leave after a complaint from a whistleblower launched an investigation into Knight's ...

Years later, chemical company lot still a toxic stew

The site of the former Stauffer Chemical Company has been closed more than 10 years, but it's still a hot topic for people working around the shoreline, who want answers about why toxic waste there...