Lead And Arsenic Found In E-Cigarette Vapors, Study FindsResearchers studied the e-cigarettes of 56 individuals and nearly half of them produced aerosol samples containing dangerous levels of lead in them.
Students Attend First Day Of Class Since Arsenic Was Found At Beverly Hills HighStudents at Beverly Hills High started their first day of the school for the fall semester Tuesday since arsenic was discovered on campus.
Students Return To Beverly Hills High For First Time Since Arsenic Discovery Classes were underway Tuesday at Beverly Hills High School as part of the campus remained off-limits to students following the discovery of arsenic on the school's lacrosse field.
Lacrosse Field At Beverly Hills High School Closed After Discovery Of Arsenic In SoilPadlocks secure the lacrosse field at Beverly Hills High School after levels of arsenic were found in the soil.
List Of Wines Cited In Lawsuit As Having High Arsenic LevelsThe 83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit this week as having dangerously high levels of arsenic came from 28 California wineries and were bottled under 31 different brand labels. Some of the labels included several different types of wine, such as merlot, chardonnay, burgundy, rose, etc.
Lawsuit Alleges Wineries Failed To Warn Consumers Of Arsenic-Tainted WineA proposed class action lawsuit alleges consumers face a serious health threat from dozens of California wineries due to extremely elevated levels of poisonous inorganic arsenic.
Exide Lays Off More Than 100 Employees As Battle Over Emissions ContinuesA spokesperson for Exide Technologies said Monday the temporary layoffs would affect 20 salaried workers and 104 hourly employees.
Lead Testing Offered For Residents Living, Working Near Vernon Battery Recycling PlantLos Angeles County Department of Public Health officials made the announcement on Wednesday in the wake of increased fears over reported arsenic and lead leaks from the Exide Technologies facility.
Toxic Plan For Vernon Battery Plant ApprovedThe South Coast Air Quality Management District says it approved the plan for Exide Technologies on Wednesday.
Local Officials Call For 'Immediate Accountability' For Vernon Recycling Plant Elected officials from several SoCal cities rallied Friday to demand "immediate accountability" for a Vernon battery manufacturer accused of polluting local neighborhoods.
Residents Demand Closure Of Vernon Battery Recycling Plant In Heated Town Hall MeetingResidents at a town hall meeting Tuesday called for the closure of a controversial battery recycling plant that state agencies charge has spread hazardous pollution into the air and groundwater.
Calif., Battery Recycler Reach Deal On Emissions State regulators have reached a deal with a Southern California battery recycler accused of releasing toxic air emissions that might have threatened the health of more than 100,000 people.