EPA Plans Talks With DTSC After EJ Advocates Raise Civil Rights Concerns

May 11, 2022
EPA is planning to meet with California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) in response to concerns from environmental justice advocates that state regulators are continuing to violate EJ and Civil Rights Act requirements related to hazardous waste landfill permitting and regulation. The advocates met May 4 with EPA Region 9 Administrator Martha Guzman and other EPA regional and headquarters officials and staff over DTSC's alleged violations of Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA), EJ and civil rights requirements. Their...

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