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Phase 1 of Camp Fire Cleanup 72 Percent Complete

Butte County Recovers has released an update on the aftermath of the Camp Fire, stating that phase 1 of the cleanup process is 72 percent complete.

Posted: Jan 17, 2019 3:59 PM
Updated: Jan 17, 2019 4:35 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County Recovers has released an update on the aftermath of the Camp Fire

Phase 1 of the Cleanup Process

Phase 1 of the cleanup process in the aftermath of the Camp Fire is now 72 percent complete.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control continue leading the survey, collection and disposal of household hazardous waste at properties affected by the Camp Fire in the Town of Paradise and Butte County.

The agencies predict that Phase 1 will be fully complete by the end of February. 

To view the Phase 1 Fact Sheet, which includes information and frequently asked questions, CLICK HERE

To view an interactive map of the debris-removal process and progress, CLICK HERE

Phase 2 of the Cleanup Process

Residents who have questions about Phase 2 of the cleanup with the government-sponsored fire debris removal program can stop by the offices in Chico and speak with representatives from CalOES and CalRecycle. The address is below. 

Debris Recovery Operation Center - 2805 Esplanade, Chico

Contact: (530) 399-0434

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. 

All Right-of-Entry forms must be turned in to the ROE Center. The address is below. 

Right-of-Entry Center - 202 Mira Loma Drive, Oroville 

Contact: (530) 552-3155

Hours: Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

You can download a Right-of-Entry Form by CLICKING HERE

Important Deadlines

Property owners must choose the Government Program or the Alternative Program to remove fire debris and remaining hazardous material from structures burned by the Camp Fire.

Property owners can sign up for the government program by submitting a Right-of-Entry form by Jan. 31, 2019

Property owners who choose to hire a private contractor and consultants(s) must sign up for the Alternative Fire Debris Removal Program by completing an application and submitting a Work Plan to Butte County Environmental Health. The Deadline to register for the Alternative Program is Feb. 28, 2019.

For more information on the debris-removal process, CLICK HERE

Upcoming Debris-Removal Meetings

For a list of updated debris-removal community meeting times, CLICK HERE

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