August 7, 2004

Ford Store Settles with DTSC for $11,000

On August 4, 2004, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), announced that it had reached an $11,000 settlement with the Ford Store for hazardous waste violations at the auto body repair shop it operated at 2763 Teagarden Street in San Leandro.

The settlement is a result of violations observed during inspections in October 2000 and December 2001. The Ford Store was cited for:


  • Improper storage and handling of hazardous waste

  • Failure to characterize waste material

  • Improper labeling of hazrdous waste and containers holding hazardous waste

  • Inadequate aisle space

  • Failure to properly train employees on waste handling procedure

Here is the June 30 consent order and the August 4, 2004, DTSC press release.

The facility at 2763 Teagarden Street is now owned by Cooks Collision.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at August 7, 2004 1:36 AM | TrackBack
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