City of San Diego Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Program

Childhood lead poisoning is the number one environmental health problem facing children today. Lead-based paint in poor condition, typically found in buildings and homes constructed before 1979, is the primary source of lead poisoning. Unlike many diseases, lead poisoning is entirely preventable. The city of San Diego created the Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Program […]

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  Department of Toxic Substances Control Santa Susana Field Laboratory PEIR

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) managed the site investigation and cleanup of hazardous and radioactive waste at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), located in Ventura County, Calif. The site has a complicated history – there is soil and groundwater contamination, several involved responsible parties and regulatory agencies, political interests, controversial legislation, and a […]

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  Naples Public Health Evaluation

Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center For decades, Naples, Italy, was plagued with inadequate trash collection, uncontrolled open burning of uncollected trash, and illicit dumping of waste, including chemical and other hazardous waste. In response to concerns expressed by the U.S. military and civilian personnel assigned to Naples, the U.S. Navy launched a public health […]

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  Naval Base Point Loma – Miramar Fuel Pipeline

The Miramar Fuel Pipeline is a Navy-owned pipeline that is critical to supporting the Navy’s fueling needs and operational mission at Naval Base Point Loma, in San Diego, Calif. The pipeline extends approximately 17 miles between the base and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. The pipeline was built in 1954 and transports nearly 100 million […]

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