Paint Companies Must Pay LA, Ventura Counties To Remove Lead Paint From Older Homes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered paint companies to pay 10 California jurisdictions $1.1 billion to remove lead from millions of older homes.

The Associate Press released a list of what each jurisdiction was awarded:

Alameda County and City of Oakland: $99 million

Los Angeles County: $605 million

Monterey County: $22 million

San Mateo County: $55 million

Santa Clara County: $99 million

City of San Diego: $77 million

City and County of San Francisco: $77 million

Solano County: $22 million

Ventura County: $44 million

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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