EJ Groups’ Appeal Argues DTSC Violated CEQA In Approving Site Cleanup

March 16, 2023
Environmental justice (EJ) and community groups are arguing in an opening state appellate court brief that California toxics officials violated the environmental quality act by approving a cleanup plan for a contaminated property to be redeveloped into a housing project, claiming the lower court erred by not considering newer evidence of potential harms. The “evidence of changed circumstances and new information presented to” the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) “during the review period before its final approval of the...

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