Site Assessment Section

Environmental Health investigations branch

Environmental Health Investigations Branch

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.

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