The air monitoring trailer near Eader Elementary School was vandalized on Thursday, January 23, with equipment stolen and trailer apparatus damaged. Air monitoring personnel contacted the Huntington Beach Police Department, and an officer came to the scene to make a report. The Department of Toxic Substances Control also was notified.
Due to the loss of monitoring equipment and damage to the trailer, no air monitoring data will be available for January 24 until replacement equipment can be obtained and installed. We will post an update when air monitoring at this location resumes.
If you saw any person(s) or suspicious activity near the air monitoring trailer in the back parking lot of the Banning Branch Library near Eader Elementary School, please report this to the Huntington Beach Police Department, referencing police report #DR 2020-000911.