Site Assessment Unit
The Site Assessment Unit (SAU) serves, protects, and promotes health and equity through community engagement, education, and evaluation with those affected by contaminated sites in California.
As a section of the Environmental Health Investigations Branch (EHIB), SAU works under a cooperative agreement between the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
Our Key Activities
- We assist communities and public agencies in addressing health and exposure concerns related to hazardous waste sites (for example Superfund sites) and releases of hazardous materials
- All work is conducted in collaboration with the affected community
- Our work includes exposure assessment, toxicology, community engagement, and education
Select the headings below to learn more about our projects, or Contact Us with any questions.