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Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016 12:52 PM

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Division of Environmental Analysis

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Postings are in chronological order with the most recent listed first. Division of Environmental Analysis (DEA) postings older than 90 days can be accessed on the DEA Posting History page.

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    Standard Environmental Reference

    All handbooks, manuals, legal references and guidance related to the preparation of environmental documents and technical reports are found here . . .

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    Air Quality Issues

    CO non-attainment, particulate matter, ozone - the statewide Air Quality Program manages policy and conducts studies . . . more

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    Biological Resources Issues

    Caltrans evaluates the effects of its projects on the natural environment, and conducts research related to fairy shrimp, vernal pools, and the potential aquatic toxicity of asphaltic materials. . . more

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    Cultural Resource Studies

    Investigations for archaeological, architectural, and historical resources is part of the project delivery process. Learn more, and access our publications, and more . . . more

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    Environmental GIS Portal

    GIS applications alongwith the pdf and video tutorials of the applications can be found here. . . more

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    Environmental Management Office (EMO)

    The Environmental Management Office (EMO) is responsible for developing environmental policy recommendations . . . more

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    Hazardous Waste Management

    Information for site contractors, who to contact for more information . . . more

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    Native American Issues

    Caltrans works with Native Americans to ensure that culturally-significant issues are addressed during project delivery. Caltrans also maintains government-to-government relations with tribes . . . more

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    National Environmental Policy Act Assignment

    California is now responsible for FHWA's responsibilities under NEPA and other environmental laws for most highway projects in the state. . . more

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    Noise and Vibration Studies

    Access the Traffic Noise Analysis Protocol and Technical Noise Supplement . . . eight different training modules are available on-line . . . download the Sound32 noise prediction program. . . more

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    Paleontological Resources Program

    DEA's Paleontological Resources Program develops policy and provides technical and statutory information, guidance documents, and specifications to assist the Districts/Regions with the identification, evaluation, and mitigation . . . more

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    StormWater Program

    Find out the latest information about Caltrans dynamic and intensive statewide program to prevent stormwater pollution on highways and . . . more

    Training on Demand

    On-line training on a variety of environmental topics can be found here. . . more