DID YOU KNOW

You can view the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) reports from their regular inspections of the Ascon Site and surrounding neighborhoods on Envirostor. All reports, investigations, community updates and other Ascon-related documents are archived.


To view the latest field inspection report, click here, then click “Community Involvement” and scroll down to “Updates and Information”.

SITEWIDE ACTIVITIES

  • SECURITY: 24-hour onsite security continues. Security may not be 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.
  • INSPECTIONS:
    • 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 by Vector Control was Thursday, November 5. Active mitigation measures by Vector Control are protective of the community, as well as onsite workers, to prevent mosquitoes and other pests.
    • Regular inspection of the “Pit F” tent will be conducted.
    • DTSC continues its ongoing weekly inspections of Ascon.
    • City of Huntington Beach continues its regular stormwater inspections of Ascon. The most recent stormwater inspection was Monday, November 9.
  • SUPPLY DELIVERY: Supplies for ongoing stormwater management may be delivered.
  • 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

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”.

SAFETY MESSAGE

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.

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