Union Pacific Railroad Beverly Hills

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Union Pacific Railroad Beverly Hills
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Vacant Land/Transportation

Document Description
The RAW evaluates removal action alternatives and identifies a preferred removal action based on comparative analysis of alternatives. The preferred removal action (Alternative #5) for the Site includes excavation and disposal of 4,400 cubic yards of arsenic-impacted soil up to 2 feet below ground surface (bgs) and disposal of contaminated soil at an appropriately permitted landfill and establishment of a 2-foot soil cover. Up to approximately 4,400 cubic yards of clean imported soil may be used to backfill the excavations. However, if approved development of the Site is conducted concurrently with remedial excavation activities, some areas may not be backfilled to accommodate development plans. Results from previous investigations (CH2M HILL, Inc., 2006) indicate that concentrations of arsenic in soil range from 16 to 996 mg/kg, with the highest concentrations observed in soil (primarily within fill material) from 0 to 5 feet bgs along the center of the Site, which is a former railroad right-of-way. The proposed project is anticipated to commence following approval of the RAW and would take approximately 6 weeks to complete. Upon completion of the RAW, a Land Use Covenant (LUC) in the form of deed restrictions/Institutional Controls (IC’s) will be implemented.

Contact Information
Sara Vela
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Lead/Public Agency
9211 Oakdale Drive
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Phone : (818) 717-6618

Union Pacific Railroad
Project Applicant


34°4'41.4"N 118°23'37.8"W
Beverly Hills
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Doheny and Alpine Drive
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Santa Monica Boulevard

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Baldwin Hills Conservancy (BHC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB) Office of Historic Preservation California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT) Department of Toxic Substances Control


Environmental Document
_Memo   PDF 594 K _Memo   PDF 61 K Union Pacific Railroad Beverly Hills Initial Study Final 091520   PDF 689 K Union Pacific Railroad Beverly Hills NOA & NOI 09-2020   PDF 164 K Union Pacific Railroad Beverly Hills OPR Summary Form 2020   PDF 580 K Union Pacific Railroad Beverly Hills_Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration_091120   PDF 157 K UPRBH_Draft_Negative Declaration_091120   PDF 157 K UPRR_BeverlyHills_Draft RAW_Final 091820   PDF 15637 K
Union Pacific Railroad Beverly Hills Notice of Completion (NOC) 2020   PDF 164 K
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]
2020090440_DTSC Comment   PDF 1495 K
State Comments
2020090440_Caltrans Comment   PDF 192 K

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