Enforcement

The goals of California’s environmental laws cannot be achieved without compliance. To achieve compliance, CalEPA uses many tools including education, inspection and enforcement. This site has information on who enforces California’s environmental laws, training opportunities, and enforcement guidance documents.

DTSC Confiscates 118 Toxic Jewelry Items
The Department of Toxic Substances Control is pursuing enforcement actions against 11 retailers and suppliers for selling jewelry for children and adults that contained dangerously high amounts of lead and cadmium.  Click here for information about the specific jewelry items, and here for DTSC’s press release.