The Dow Chemical Company – Corrective Measures Study/Statement of Basis


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
The Dow Chemical Company – Corrective Measures Study/Statement of Basis
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
Document Description
The project involves the approval of the Limited Corrective Measures Study and Statement of Basis which document and recommend a corrective measure alternative that will be implemented at the Dow Chemical Company Crenshaw Facility to reduce concentrations of constituents of concern (COCs) to levels protective of human health and the environment. The recommended alternative includes the installation of a monitoring well network and the construction of a permeable reactive barrier (PRB) at The Dow Chemical Company site (Site) located at 305 Crenshaw Boulevard in the City of Torrance

Contact Information

Vu Nguyen
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
The Dow Chemical Company
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
305 Crenshaw Boulevard

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Common Sense, 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
DTSC has determined with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities in question may have a significant effect on the environment because the project would not 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.” The project is consistent with applicable state and local environmental permitting requirements including, but not limited to, air quality rules such as those governing volatile organic compounds and water quality standards, and approved by the regulatory body with jurisdiction over the site. Prior to implementing field activities, all necessary permits will be obtained from the City of Torrance and Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board


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