Site Restoration and Hazmat Services


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Site Restoration and Hazardous Materials



A key focus of site restoration is to restore Port of Los Angeles property to a clean, usable condition by reducing or eliminating environmental risks and impacts. As part of the overall cleanup process, the Port of Los Angeles performs and coordinates health and environmental risk assessments, regulatory reviews, negotiates restoration levels for contaminated sites with local, state, and federal agencies, including the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, County of Los Angeles Fire Department, City of Los Angeles Fire Department, and Los Angeles Port Police. The Port also oversees emergency response and waste management programs by responding to emergency and non-emergency chemical spills, releases of hazardous materials, and abandoned waste in Los Angeles Harbor.

The Port proactively conducts due diligence evaluations, site investigations, environmental oversight and audits, remedial design plans, and the following services and programs:

  • Phase I Site Assessments
  • Phase II Site Assessments
  • Site Closure of Properties
  • Remedial Investigations and Designs for Construction Sites
  • Tenant Facility Characterization/Oversight
  • Source Control and Pollution Prevention Programs
  • Waste Minimization Program
  • Environmental Management System
  • Emergency Response and Hazardous Waste Management