DID YOU KNOW
You can find the most recent DTSC Work Notice for the Sitewide Odor Assessment and DTSC Work Notices for past work going back to 1991 at asconhb.com/#fact-sheets and clicking on “DTSC Fact Sheets and Notices”.
SITEWIDE ODOR ASSESSMENT: Preparation for scheduled work began the week of January 19 and will continue through mid-March.
- Work will be conducted between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.
- There will be periodic noise during boring drilling
You may see: Workers, materials and equipment like water trucks and small truck-mounted soil boring rigs may be arriving onsite.
SECURITY: 24-hour onsite security continues. Security is not always visible at the entrance gates. The Ascon security personnel are primarily within the Site conducting daytime and nighttime patrols of the 38-acre property. In addition to 24/7 onsite security, there are regular visits by air quality technicians, Site inspectors and Site maintenance personnel.
- DTSC continues its ongoing weekly inspections of Ascon.
- City of Huntington Beach continues its regular stormwater inspections of Ascon.
- Regular inspection of the “Pit F” tent will be conducted.
- Regular inspections are conducted by Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District of the onsite detention basins and other areas of the Ascon Site where water may be detained. The most recent inspection was Thursday, January 14.
- Regular cleanup maintenance is conducted within the Site and around the perimeter fence areas.
NEARBY ACTIVITIES: Please note there are activities unrelated to Ascon at the former tank farm property, south of Ascon and adjacent to Magnolia Street.
Air monitoring continues both on the Ascon Site and at community locations. For more information about Ascon’s air monitoring and data sharing, please visit the Actively Monitoring Air Quality page on this website. Data is submitted to DTSC and shared on their online document archive, Envirostor. To view archived air monitoring results posted by DTSC on Envirostor, click on “Community Involvement Documents” and scroll to “Updates and Information.”
Work at Ascon is being conducted under Site safety protocols regarding COVID-19. These practices apply to air quality professionals and other team members who may be outside the fence conducting work. We ask for the community’s support of these safety practices by maintaining physical distancing to allow these professionals to focus on their work and stay safe.
Have a Question or Concern?
Please contact the Ascon community information line at 714-388-1825 or email [email protected] If there is a potential emergency, please call 911. Find information about Pit F and view telemetry air monitoring data here. Sign up for AsconAlert, an opt-in community alert system for the Ascon project here.
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