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  • Health warning issued near Exide plant where lead found in soil

    Health warning issued near Exide plant where lead found in soil
    Officials plan to hold a community meeting next week to discuss elevated levels of lead found in soil at homes and a preschool near a battery recycling plant in southeast Los Angeles. The findings have prompted officials to issue health precautions...
  • Driverless cars coming soon to a road near you

    Driverless cars coming soon to a road near you
    Driverless cars sound more like science fiction than practical technology, but the advent of autonomous vehicles may be less than a decade away. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has developed rules on when and how developers can test the...
  • L.A. County sets up strike team targeting toxic polluters, Exide

    L.A. County sets up strike team targeting toxic polluters, Exide
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to create a county "strike team" that will target facilities that emit toxic pollutants — the first being the Exide Technologies battery-recycling plant in Vernon. The team of┬ácounty public-health...
  • L.A. County to create toxic pollution 'strike team'

    L.A. County to create toxic pollution 'strike team'
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to create a "strike team" that will target facilities that emit toxic pollutants — the first being the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon. The team of public health officials,...
  • High lead levels have Eastside family living in fear

    High lead levels have Eastside family living in fear
    The first Zoila Meeks heard about a Vernon battery recycler was when workers showed up at her Boyle Heights home last month and asked to dig up her yard to test for lead. They found it, and now Meeks and dozens of other residents in this quiet...
  • Lead worries deepen near Exide plant in Vernon

    Lead worries deepen near Exide plant in Vernon
    The first Zoila Meeks heard about pollution from a Vernon battery recycler was when workers showed up at her Boyle Heights home last month and asked to dig up her yard to test for lead. They found it, and now Meeks and dozens of other residents in...
  • 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...
  • Trash talk and the real dirt on a 'toxic tour' of Los Angeles

    Trash talk and the real dirt on a 'toxic tour' of Los Angeles
    You won't find any homes of the stars on this tour bus as it shuttles rubber-necking sightseers through Los Angeles. You may not even see the Hollywood sign through the haze from the smokestacks, rail yards and refineries along this "toxic tour" through...
  • 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...
  • 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...