The ECI (Ecology Controls Industries) property is located immediately south of the Del Amo/Montrose community, at 20846 Normandie Avenue. It is a highly contaminated, impacted site, mainly due to previous commercial/industrial activities, undocumented fill, and environmental remediation activities at the site. It is also part of Montrose Operable Unit 6.
NEW DOCUMENT: ECI Soil Disposition Letter to EPA, DTSC July 25, 2016
- Toxicology Profiles and FAQ: DTSC Data for white layer (picture below
- ATSDR Links for Chlordane/Chlordano
- ATSDR Links for Dieldrin
DTSC Update 3: 8/26/2015 (Includes photolog of ECI property and comments)
In addition, site investigations and sampling studies at ECI returned alarming results in terms of contamination in soils such as benzene, DDT, PCBs, and others at high levels. ECI currently operates as a waste disposal company and is located along the former Kenwood Ditch, where Montrose released DDT and DDT byproducts during its 35 years in operation.
The DAAC is contesting a zoning change proposed by ECI that would compromise the ability for much-needed studies and site remediation for this contaminated property. This company has been out of compliance as well. The following documents and maps are presented by DAAC at a hearing with the LA County Department of Regional Planning, held Wednesday, August 12: