Westech Site


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Westech Site
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Site was developed in 1941 by Wester Gear Corporation (later named Westech Gear) as a manufacturing plant for naval vessel machinery and parts. In the 1990's, the Site was leased to Philadelphia Gear to manufacture gears for water power lants and turbine engines. Multiple buildings previously located on the Site were used as manufacturing, assembly, storage, and offices. All Site buildings were demolished and removed in 2012. Removal of the remaining concrete pads and footings was completed in January 2016. Future long-term use od the Site is expected to remain industrial.

Contact Information

Chad Sultana
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15330, Class 30
Reasons for Exemption
Minor action designed to prevent, minimize, stabilize, mitigate or eliminate the release or threat of release of hazardous waste or hazardous substances.

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