Article 5.5. Cleanup Of Santa Susana Field Laboratory of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 20. >> Chapter 6.8. >> Article 5.5.
(a) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of
Section 25187 of the Health and Safety Code, the department may use
any legal remedies available pursuant to Chapter 6.8 (commencing with
Section 25300) or Chapter 6.5 (commencing with Section 25100) to
compel a responsible party or parties to take or pay for appropriate
removal or remedial action necessary to protect the public health and
safety and the environment at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory site
in Ventura County.
(b) A response action taken or approved at the Santa Susana Field
Laboratory site shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions
of this chapter.
(c) A response action taken or approved pursuant to this chapter
for the Santa Susana Field Laboratory site shall be based upon, and
be no less stringent than, the provisions of Section 25356.1.5. In
calculating the risk, the cumulative risk from radiological and
chemical contaminants at the site shall be summed, and the land use
assumption shall be either suburban residential or rural residential
(agricultural), whichever produces the lower permissible residual
concentration for each contaminant. In the case of radioactive
contamination, the department shall use as its risk range point of
departure the concentrations in the Preliminary Remediation Goals
issued by the Superfund Office of the United States Environmental
Protection Agency in effect as of January 1, 2007.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law regarding transfers
of land, no person or entity shall sell, lease, sublease, or
otherwise transfer land presently, or formerly occupied by the Santa
Susana Field Laboratory, except as provided in subdivision (e).
(e) As a condition for a sale, lease, sublease, or transfer of
land presently or formerly occupied by the Santa Susana Field
Laboratory, the Director of the Department of Toxic Substances
Control or his or her designee shall certify that the land has
undergone complete remediation pursuant to the most protective
standards in subdivisions (a) to (c), inclusive.