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How many students of Carlsbad Unified School District who live in the Kelly. School attendance area attend District schools, and which school:
What are the Assessor’s Parcel Numbers of the Kelly School?
What kind of business/farm activity was on the Kelly School site before 1979?
What company did the soil testing at the High School and Pacific Rim Sites?
With all the agricultural farming in Carlsbad, why wouldn't soil testing be done before building a School?
What kind of fertilizers were used in agricultural farming? Were they tested before the Schools were built?
Why would there be a need for independent soil testing at the Schools?
What kind of fertilizer do they currently use at the schools?
What is in the storage sheds on School property?
Why are there transformer boxes in each classroom?
What kind of materials were used to construct schools prior to 1980? And after?
How do you track the health of students who left the school district?
What kind of paint is used in and outside of the Schools?
What kind of power and batteries are on site at the Schools?
Why was Kelly School built at the bottom of a hill where the water runoff dumps into the lagoon?
Have there been other testing done anywhere else in Carlsbad in the last 10 years?
Are there any subterranean Benzene plumes in Carlsbad?
Has there been any Phase 2 testing done in Carlsbad?
What kind of testing was done at the bottom of the lagoon?
Why would there be a need for independent soil testing at the Schools?
What type of farming went on and was a phase Two Test Completed at the School Site before construction began?
Have any phase one or phase two been completed in the area near The Kelly School? If so, can you get a copy of the report for us?
How long do these chemicals including arsenic stay in the soil?
Would it not be prudent to complete a phase two at Kelly School Site?
How Many Schools in the Carlsbad District have had a clean up?

How many students of Carlsbad Unified School District who live in the Kelly. School attendance area attend District schools, and which school:

 

Kelly Elementary: 370
Magnolia Elementary: 2
Jefferson Elementary: 23
Aviara Oaks Middle:8
Valley Middle: 178
Calavera Hills Middle:8
Carlsbad Village Academy: 6
Carlsbad High School:236
Total:831

The District has no information about students who reside in the attendance area but do not attend CUSD schools.

What are the Assessor’s Parcel Numbers of the Kelly School?

21414045 and 21453153

What kind of business/farm activity was on the Kelly School site before 1979?

Unknown by the District at this time. Searching records to see what information is available.

What company did the soil testing at the High School and Pacific Rim Sites?

High School: Leighton Consulting, Inc.

Pacific Rim: Searching records to see what information is on file.

With all the agricultural farming in Carlsbad, why wouldn't soil testing be done before building a School?

The District complies with testing requirements determined by State of California prior to construction.

What kind of fertilizers were used in agricultural farming? Were they tested before the Schools were built?

Unknown by the District. The District complies with testing requirements determined by State of California prior to construction.

Why would there be a need for independent soil testing at the Schools?

The District is not aware of any current need, except to comply with testing requirements determined by State of California prior to construction.

What kind of fertilizer do they currently use at the schools?

The product is named Triple 15.

What is in the storage sheds on School property?

Example of contents of grounds storage shed include: equipment, fertilizer, seed.

Why are there transformer boxes in each classroom?

Transformers are not installed in classrooms. Perhaps question refers to the presence of circuit breaker panels.

What kind of materials were used to construct schools prior to 1980? And after?

Extensive number of materials were used and are used to construct schools. Without more specific questions about types of materials, it is not be possible to provide a meaningful answer.

How do you track the health of students who left the school district?

The District is unable to track students who leave school.

What kind of paint is used in and outside of the Schools?

Oil and/or water based paints containing no lead.

What kind of power and batteries are on site at the Schools?

Alkaline, nicad (nickel-cadmium), lithium ion, nickel-metal, and lead-acid.

Why was Kelly School built at the bottom of a hill where the water runoff dumps into the lagoon?

Proposed school sites are examined and approved by various State agencies prior to construction. Public schools cannot be built on sites not approved by the State.

Have there been other testing done anywhere else in Carlsbad in the last 10 years?

DTSC’s environmental database, EnviroStor, has identified 26 projects in the City of Carlsbad.

PROJECT SEARCH RESULTS

26 RECORDS FOUND

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SCHOOL DISTRICT

PROJECT NAME

PROJECT CODE

STATUS

ADDRESS

CITY

 

 

BECKMAN INSTRUMENTS

 

REFER: OTHER AGENCY

2470 FARADAY ROAD

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

BURROUGHS CORP

 

REFER: RWQCB

5600 AVENIDA ENCINAS

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

BURROUGHS CORPORATION

400350

REFER: RCRA

5600 AVENIDA ENCINAS

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

CARLSBAD UNIFIED

CALAVERA HILLS ELEMENTARY

404159

NO ACTION REQUIRED

COLLEGE BOULEVARD/TAMARACK AVENUE

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN HOMES

400600

NO ACTION REQUIRED

2855 CARLSBAD BOULEVARD

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

CANNON COURT

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

NORTHWEST CORNER OF CANNON RD & ROUTE 5

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

CANTERBURY

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

5175 EL CAMINO REAL

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

CARLSBAD UNIFIED

CARLSBAD HIGH SCHOOL

404811

NO FURTHER ACTION

3557 MONROE STREET

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

CARLSBAD UNIFIED

CARLSBAD HIGH SCHOOL EXPANSION

404556

CERTIFIED

3305, 3325, 3355, 3357 MONROE STREET

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

CARLSBAD VHF STATION SKI

 

INACTIVE - NEEDS EVALUATION

 

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

CARLSBAD UNIFIED

CARLSBAD VILLAGE ACADEMY

404270

NO FURTHER ACTION

1640 MAGNOLIA AVENUE

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

FOXES LANDING LIFT STATION

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

4155 HARRISON STREET (EASEMENT)

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

HANSON AGGREGATES CARLSBAD PLANT

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

3701 HAYMAR DRIVE

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTERS

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

1200 PLUM TREE ROAD

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

OWNER'S RESIDENCE

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

391 TAMARACK AVE.

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

CARLSBAD UNIFIED

PACIFIC RIM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

404093

NO FURTHER ACTION

1100 CAMINO DE LAS ONDAS

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

CARLSBAD UNIFIED

POINSETTIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

404578

CERTIFIED / OPERATION & MAINTENANCE

2445 MICA ROAD

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

POINSETTIA PROPERTIES AREAS 2,3 & 4

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

AVENIDA ENCINAS @ POINSETTIA LANE

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

CARLSBAD UNIFIED

PROPOSED HIGH SCHOOL AT COLLEGE AND CANNON

404730

CERTIFIED

CANNON ROAD & COLLEGE BOULEVARD

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

ROBERTSON RANCH - PARCEL 1

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

EL CAMINO REAL & CALAVERA DR.

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

SOUTH COAST ASPHALT PRODUCTS

 

REFER: OTHER AGENCY

3701 HAYMAR

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

CARLSBAD UNIFIED

SOUTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

404565

INACTIVE - NEEDS EVALUATION

POINSETTIA LANE

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

SUNNY FRESH CLEANERS

 

REFER: 1248 LOCAL AGENCY

7040 AVENIDA ENCINAS, B-112

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

TIERED PERMIT BETA SITE - CABRILLO POWER I, LLC

 

 

4600 CARLSBAD BOULEVARD

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

TIERED PERMIT BETA SITE - CROWN CIRCUITS, INC.

 

 

6070 AVENUENIDA ENCINAS

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

TIERED PERMIT BETA SITE - MELLES GRIOT, INC., LASER DIV.

 

 

2251 RUTHERFORD ROAD

CARLSBAD

PROFILE REPORT

 

Are there any subterranean Benzene plumes in Carlsbad?

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) is tasked with overseeing the investigation and cleanup of leaking underground fuel storage sites (typically containing benzene). For information on the Water Board’s sites, please see http://geotracker.swrcb.ca.gov/.

Has there been any Phase 2 testing done in Carlsbad?

DTSC has completed six Phase II or more detailed investigations, including remedial actions.  Of these six, three were issued a “No Further Action” determination after testing was completed; two were “Certified” after a response action was completed; one was “Certified with an Operation and Maintenance Plan.”

DTSC also completed two Phase I investigations with a “No Action” determination. Two sites were issued “Inactive – Needs Evaluation,” which means the project came in under a voluntary agreement and for some reason the proponent had decided not to move forward and/or complete the environmental investigation.  Thirteen sites were referred to other agencies (Federal, State or local). In addition, there are three permitted sites with unknown status.

What kind of testing was done at the bottom of the lagoon?

It is not clear to what lagoon is being referred to. Typically, environmental investigations of lagoons are overseen by Department of Fish and Game, Regional Water Quality Control Board or other local agencies.

Why would there be a need for independent soil testing at the Schools?

Since January 2000, state laws (Education Code section 17213.1) requires that “determination of no further action” or “site certification” be obtained from the DTSC pertaining to environmental investigation and/or cleanup before a new public K-12 school or expansion site is approved for acquisition and/or construction (where state funding is to be applied).

What type of farming went on and was a phase Two Test Completed at the School Site before construction began?

DTSC does not have any historical or environmental information on the Kelly School property.  Since the Kelly School was constructed 31 years ago prior to enactment of the California Education Code law which required environmental oversight by DTSC of new or expanding school sites, the property was not required to be investigated under DTSC oversight.

Have any phase one or phase two been completed in the area near The Kelly School? If so, can you get a copy of the report for us?

No schools environmental investigations have been completed near the Kelly School (4885 Kelly Drive). The nearest schools are as follows:

  1. Carlsbad Village Academy at 1640 Magnolia Avenue was issued a No Further Action determination by DTSC, and is located approximately 1.5 miles northwest of the Kelly School.
  2. Carlsbad High School at 3557 Monroe Street was issued a No Further Action determination by DTSC, and is located approximately 1.5 miles northwest of the Kelly School.
  3. Carlsbad High School Expansion (Sports Complex) at 3305, 3325, 3355, 3357 Monroe Street was issued a Certification following a removal action by DTSC, and is located approximately 1.5 miles northwest of the Kelly School.
  4. Calavera Hills Elementary School at Cannon and El Cammino Real was issued a No Further Action determination by DTSC, and is located approximately 1.75 miles southeast of the Kelly School.
  5. Proposed High School at College and Cannon was issued a Certification following a removal action by DTSC, and is located approximately 1.75 miles northeast of the Kelly School.

Information related to projects under the oversight of DTSC can be found on Envirostor (http://www.envirostor.dtsc.ca.gov/public/) or by appointment at the DTSC Cypress Office located at 5796 Corporate Avenue, Cypress, California, phone: (714) 484-5300.

How long do these chemicals including arsenic stay in the soil?

Historical use of pesticides and arsenicals is common in current and former agricultural areas throughout California, including in the Carlsbad area.  Pesticides are generally persistent and non-mobile and can remain in soils for years.  However, these pesticides and metals may be transported through surface run-off and air dispersion depending on site parameters/conditions.

Would it not be prudent to complete a phase two at Kelly School Site?

An investigation and response action was conducted at the Proposed High School at College and Cannon.  It was determined that surface releases of arsenic and petroleum hydrocarbons occurred in localized areas of the site.  Based on the size of the impacted areas, type of chemicals of concern, soil conditions, mobility of the chemicals of concern, testing conducted, distance to the Kelly School (approximately 1.7 miles), and natural and man-maid barriers, it is unlikely that a surface release from the Proposed High School at College and Cannon has impact the Kelly School.

How Many Schools in the Carlsbad District have had a clean up?

DTSC has provided oversight on eight investigations at five school properties within the Carlsbad Unified School District.  Information on these projects can be found in EnviroStor. School sites included: Carlsbad High School Expansion (Stadium and Sports Complex), Carlsbad High School (other areas), Calaveras Hills Elementary, Carlsbad Village Academy, Pacific Rim Elementary, Poinsettia Elementary, Proposed High School at Collage and Cannon, and Southeast Elementary. A summary of the investigations and/or actions and determinations for each of the sites are listed below:

  • Carlsbad High School Expansion (Stadium and Sports Complex) - PEA, SSI with Removal action for arsenic and OCP contaminated soils;
  • Carlsbad High School - Preliminary Environmental Assessment conducted, No Further Action required;
  • Carlsbad Village Academy – Preliminary Environmental Assessment conducted, No Further Action required;
  • Pacific Rim Elementary - Preliminary Environmental Assessment conducted, No Further Action required;
  • Poinsettia Elementary – PEA and Supplemental Site investigation; No Further Action required
  • High School at Collage and Cannon – PEA, SSI with Removal action for arsenic and TPH-contaminated soils
  • Southeast Elementary – This is the same project as Poinsettia
  • Calavera Hills Elementary -  Phase I, Status: No Action Required