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  • L.A. County supervisors blast cleanup of only 2 homes near Exide plant

    L.A. County supervisors blast cleanup of only 2 homes near Exide plant
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors wrote a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday blasting the California Department of Toxic Substances Control for slow progress in testing and cleaning up lead-contaminated soil at dozens of homes near a troubled...
  • Exide hit with federal grand jury subpoena over Vernon battery plant

    Exide hit with federal grand jury subpoena over Vernon battery plant
    A federal grand jury is investigating Exide Technologies over emissions of harmful pollutants from its Vernon battery recycling plant, according to a financial disclosure filed this week. Exide on Aug. 8 received a “grand jury subpoena from the...
  • Federal grand jury investigating Exide Technologies over Vernon plant

    A federal grand jury is investigating Exide Technologies, the company under scrutiny for emitting high levels of harmful pollutants from its battery recycling plant in Vernon, according to a financial disclosure filed this week. On Aug. 8, Exide...
  • State failed to collect $194 million for toxic cleanups, audit finds

    State failed to collect $194 million for toxic cleanups, audit finds
    Decades of shoddy record-keeping and other administrative failings have prevented California hazardous-waste regulators from collecting nearly $194 million in costs to clean up contaminated sites, state auditors said in a report Thursday. The state...
  • Letters: Environmental justice for minorities

    Letters: Environmental justice for minorities
    Re "A united front against Exide," Sept. 10 Air-quality officials who warn of the dangers posed by Exide Technologies' battery recycling plant in Vernon caution that, while 250,000 people in nearby communities such as Boyle Heights and Huntington Park...
  • Elected leaders pledge to fight Vernon battery recycler

    Elected leaders pledge to fight Vernon battery recycler
    Elected officials from cities across southeast Los Angeles County pledged Monday evening to marshal their political power to sway regulators to shut down a Vernon battery recycler that residents fear is harming their health because of arsenic and lead...
  • Exide plant will pay for blood tests for residents

    Exide plant will pay for blood tests for residents
    The headline has been corrected, as noted below. Trying to address worries that a Vernon battery recycler has jeopardized the health of hundreds of thousands of residents in southeast Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health...
  • Value of blood tests near Exide recycling plant questioned

    Value of blood tests near Exide recycling plant questioned
    Los Angeles County's plan to offer blood tests for lead poisoning to hundreds of thousands of people in southeast Los Angeles was greeted as a political victory in working-class communities that have long worried about the health effects of emissions from...
  • L.A. Now Live: Latest on Exide battery recycler, blood testing

    L.A. Now Live: Latest on Exide battery recycler, blood testing
    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will offer free blood testing on a massive scale for lead poisoning to address worries that a Vernon battery recycler has jeopardized the health of hundreds of thousands of residents in southeast Los...
  • Exide records excess lead emissions, despite cutbacks

    Exide records excess lead emissions, despite cutbacks
    Even after being forced to cut production last month because of high lead emissions, a Vernon battery recycler has continued to violate limits on releases of the potent neurotoxin, regulators said Wednesday. A monitor on the north side of Exide...
  • Crowd voices anger over Vernon battery recycler

    Crowd voices anger over Vernon battery recycler
    The speaker of California's Assembly and two state senators took environmental regulators to task before an angry crowd Tuesday over their failure to regulate a battery recycler in Vernon whose emissions have been deemed a health risk to hundreds of...