The CalEPA Regulated Site Portal combines data about environmentally regulated facilities and sites throughout California into a single, searchable database and interactive map. Created to provide a more transparent, comprehensive view of regulated activities statewide, the portal includes data on hazardous waste and materials, state and federal cleanups, impacted ground and surface waters, and toxic releases. Check out the Regulated Site Portal and read the list of data sources.
News & Updates
CalEPA and the California Natural Resources Agency announced a series of actions to protect imperiled fish while improving real-time management of the State Water Project. The move reflects the state’s assessment that operating rules recently proposed by federal agencies are not scientifically adequate and fall short of protecting species and the state’s interests. Read the press release. (11/21/19)
State Water Board Approves Plan to Reduce Nitrate Contamination in Central Valley Groundwater and Provide Replacement Drinking Water
The State Water Resources Control Board approved an ambitious, long-term plan to address the buildup of salt and nitrates in Central Valley groundwater basins and surface water, and ensure delivery of clean drinking water to disadvantaged communities until impaired aquifers are restored. (10/16/19)
CalEPA announced that virtually all use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California will end next year following an agreement between the Department of Pesticide Regulation and pesticide manufacturers to withdraw their products. Read the press release. (10/9/19)
Imperial County was the focus of the latest initiative of the Environmental Justice Task Force, which coordinates compliance and enforcement work in areas of California that are disproportionately burdened by multiple sources of pollution. The Imperial County initiative was the first in a rural setting and with a county-wide emphasis. Read more in the Imperial County Initiative Report. (10/9/19)