Capitol Alert

August 7, 2014

Audit blasts toxics agency for uncollected bills

The state Department of Toxic Substances Control has racked up almost $194 million in cleanup costs since 1987 for which it has either not billed polluters or collected payment, and the department may never recover a portion of that money, the state auditor said Thursday.

Capitol Alert

The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Related content



Capitol Alert staff

Amy Chance
Political editor

Dan Smith
Capitol bureau chief

Jim Miller
California policy and politics
Capitol Alert editor

David Siders
Brown administration

Christopher Cadelago
California politics and health care

Jeremy B. White

Alexei Koseff
Insider Edition editor

Editor's Choice Videos