Time Critical Removal Action at Property Number S0011


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Time Critical Removal Action at Property Number S0011
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Lead-impacted soil at the Property will be excavated to a maximum of 18 inches below ground surface (bgs). Approximately 915 cubic yards of contaminated soil will be excavated and transported to a permitted facility. Approximately 1,144 cubic yards of “clean” backfill will be transported to the site to replace the excavated contaminated soil. Interior cleaning for the buildings adjacent to the excavation will be offered by California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) within two (2) weeks after completion of exterior work on the property and will be scheduled by the property owner(s), in accordance with DTSC's Temporary Relocation and Compensation Implementation Plan. The Property is used for camping, childcare, cooling centers and recreational programs. The property may contain bare soil impacted by lead. At the property, 84 children nine (9) years of age or younger and 135 adults (children older than 9 are counted as adults) are present on a daily basis. The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has determined that the presence of lead-impacted soil at the property presents a threat to the public health or welfare and the environment. Lead is a neurotoxin that accumulates both in soft tissues and the bones. DTSC has determined that a potential for complete exposure pathway for lead exists at the property. Persons at or in the vicinity of the property may ingest or inhale bare or manually disturbed soils containing elevated concentrations of lead. The group most at risk to lead-exposure related impacts are fetuses, infants, and children under age 7. DTSC, pursuant to regulatory authority granted under Health and Safety Code, Chapter 6.8, has evaluated and approved a Time Critical Removal Action (TCRA) to reduce the risk to public health and the environment from exposure to the lead-impacted soil. See NOE for full details.

Contact Information

Hortensia Muniz
Agency Name
DTSC Site Mitigation and Restoration
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
1016 South Fresno Street

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Common Sense Exemption [14 CCR, Sec. 15061(b)(3)]
Reasons for Exemption
DTSC has determined with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities would result in "a substantial, or potentially substantial, adverse change in any of the physical conditions within the area affected by the project, including land, air, water, minerals, flora, fauna, ambient noise, and objects of historic or aesthetic significance." (14 CCR, Sec. 15382) DTSC has analyzed the environmental review documents for other similar cleanup activities, including the Interim Measures - Northern and Southern Assessment Areas and the Negative Declaration prepared in 2014 for those interim measures; the Addendum to the 2014 Negative Declaration, which was prepared in November 2015, as well as a July 17, 2017, Removal Action Plan (Cleanup Plan), Offsite Properties within the Exide Preliminary Investigation Area and Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to determine that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment. The TCRA is an action to eliminate the direct contact threat associated with elevated levels of lead-impacted soils at the Property. The threat will be eliminated by excavation and offsite disposal.


Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV New Search Print