The Southern California Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SoCal SETAC) is a regional, scientific, and non-profit organization established to provide a forum for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of environmental problems, management and regulation of natural resources, education, research and development, and manufacturing and distribution in Southern California. The primary goals of So Cal SETAC are:
Promote research, education, training and development of the environmental sciences, specifically environmental toxicology and chemistry.
Encourage interactions among environmental scientists and disseminate information on environmental toxicology and chemistry.
Sponsor scientific and educational programs and provide a forum for communication among professionals in government, business, academia, and other segments of the environmental science community involved in the use, protection and management of the environment and for the protection and welfare of the general public.