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Northern California Fire Response Update

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – As part of the multi-agency response to the recent fires in Northern California, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed asbestos removals at 93 properties in Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties. EPA has also completed household hazardous waste (HHW) removals at 6,527 properties in Sonoma and Napa counties. Household … Continued

Swimming Pools Impacted by Smoke and Ash

      The following guidelines are recommended for the maintenance of pools impacted by smoke and ash contamination or fire damage. Do not allow use of the pool until the following steps have been completed: Clean skimmer baskets of debris and skim water surface of pool with pool net to remove floating debris. Brush … Continued

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Extended for Californians Affected by Recent Wildfires

SACRAMENTO – The Employment Development Department (EDD) today announced that individuals whose jobs were affected by the October wildfires now have until December 18, 2017, to file for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). The previous deadline was November 16. “We encourage anyone whose employment was affected by the devastating wildfires to apply for unemployment assistance as … Continued

Sonoma Fires Debris Removal Community Meeting in Sonoma

Link to News Release SANTA ROSA, CA – In coordination with state and federal partners, the County of Sonoma will hold a community meeting from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2. The meeting will be held at the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall located at 126 1st St. West, in Sonoma. The meeting … Continued

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