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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

RCRA Corrective Action

The RCRA Corrective Action program investigates and cleans up, or “remediates”, facilities that manage hazardous wastes. All of the Region 9 (Pacific Southwest) states (Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada), as well as the territory of Guam, have been authorized to implement RCRA corrective action. They therefore take the lead in corrective action on most sites in their states, with oversight by EPA. EPA is responsible for corrective action on tribal lands, and conducts corrective action as needed in the Region 9 states as well.

About RCRA Corrective Action

Pacific Southwest Corrective Action Sites

Contact Information

EPA RCRA Contact

Steve Armann, (415) 972-3352
(Armann.steve@epa.gov)

State Regulatory Contacts

  • Juan Koponen, (916) 255-6665
    (JKoponen@dtsc.ca.gov)
    Brownfields & Environmental Restoration Program
    Department of Toxic Substances Control
    Chief, Engineering Services Unit
  • Anthony Leverock, (602) 771-4160
    (leverock.anthony@azdeq.gov)
    Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, Hazardous Waste Permits Unit
  • Greg Lovato, (775) 687-9373
    (glovato@ndep.nv.gov)
    Nevada Department of Environmental Protection
    Chief of the Bureau of Corrective Action
  • Grace Simmons, (808) 586-4235
    (gracelda.simmons@doh.hawaii.gov)
    Hawaii Department of Health

Corrective Action Site Example

Removal of Contaminated Soil at Phil D. Swing Elementary School, Brawley, CA

 

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