The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment maintains e-mail lists (listservs) for stakeholders interested in the programs listed below.
OEHHA News and Information: Notification when new information (excluding biomonitoring) is posted to the OEHHA Web site.
Biomonitoring: Information about the California Environmental Contaminant Biomonitoring Program (sign up below.)
Cumulative Impacts/Precautionary Approaches Project: Information about the Cumulative Impacts/Precautionary Approaches (CI/PA) Project, including notices of CI/PA Work Group meetings, working documents and supporting materials, and others.
Environmental Protection Indicators for California (EPIC): The Environmental Protection Indicators for California (EPIC) project is a collaborative effort of the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA), the Resources Agency, the Department of Health Services, and an external advisory group consisting of representatives from business, public interest groups, academia, and local government.
Fish Alerts: Information and advisories on safe fishing in California
Northern California Spill Alert: The Northern California Oil Spill Alert listserv is intended for the general public, fishermen, government agencies, non-government agencies, and environmental groups as a means to get up-to-date information on fishing closures and fish and shellfish advisories that are issued following oil spills. The Northern California Spill Alerts cover the following counties: Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara, Sacramento, San Joaquin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Monterey.
Proposition 65: Proposition 65 regulatory informaion, changes to the list, or public meetings
Public Health Goals (PHGs): Information and updates on Public Health Goals (PHGs). The PHG technical support documents provide information on the health effects of contaminants in drinking water. The PHG is a level of drinking water contaminant at which adverse health effects are not expected to occur from a lifetime of exposure. The California Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996 (codified as Health and Safety Code, section 116270 et. seq.) requires OEHHA to develop PHGs based exclusively on public health considerations (Health and Safety Code section 116365(c)). PHGs published by OEHHA are considered by the California Department of Public Health in setting drinking water standards (Maximum Contaminant Levels, or MCLs) as required by Health and Safety Code section 116365(a-b).
Southern California Spill Alerts: The Southern California Oil Spill Alert listserv is intended for the general public, fishermen, government agencies, non-government agencies, and environmental groups as a means to get up-to-date information on fishing closures and fish and shellfish advisories that are issued following oil spills. The Southern California Spill Alerts cover the following counties: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego.
Please be aware that OEHHA is subject to the California Public Records Act and other laws that require the release of certain information upon request. If you sign up for a listserve, please be aware that your name and e-mail may be provided to third parties. By signing up you are waiving any right to privacy you may have in the information you provide.