Teams handling hazardous waste will not remove appliances or electronic wastes, such as TV and computer monitors, computers processing units or cell phones. These materials will be removed as part of Phase II.
FAQ Topic: Debris Removal Program
No, only property owners are responsible for debris removal.
Property owners can begin rebuilding once the debris removal process is complete and appropriate city and/or county permits are obtained.
Local agencies will work with our state and federal partners to make sure that all properties are addressed to a level that protects public health and safety.
Phase I is complete; EPA posted a sign on each property when the HHW removal was complete. Phase II is in process. USACE employees will be contacting homeowners via phone to provide notice of work start times. The USACE contractor is required to provide USACE a formal report of completion. USACE will provide those reports … Continued
We anticipate having the cleanup of all sites in the Program completed by early 2018.
There will be several teams of staff and numerous pieces of heavy equipment along with transport trucks for hauling equipment and waste. Many of these trucks will be parked along roads during the cleanup. These crews will create a good deal of noise, but the time periods will abide by the Sonoma County noise ordinance. … Continued
Any pre-existing improvements on the Property, such as fences, gates, etc. which are damaged or temporarily removed in the debris removal process will be repaired and/or replaced.
Owners are not required to be present for either phase of this process. The safety of the general public and workers is a priority during debris operations. To prevent safety hazards, the public is encouraged to stay away from areas where debris removal operations are underway. Exclusion zones will be established surrounding the current work … Continued
Ash or debris cannot be removed prior to the completion of Phase I because of hazardous waste and public health hazards. The Phase II portion of the Program is being offered to provide property owners safe and comprehensive debris removal using specialized contractors managed by the Army Corp s of Engineers (Corps). Property owners that … Continued