Battery Recycling Plant
Los Angeles County is creating a task force to recommend ways of closing a battery recycling plant after elevated lead levels were found in the soil at 39 surrounding homes and a school.
A study has found lead contamination in the soil surrounding a controversial battery recycling plant in Vernon, according to state regulators.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday against Exide Technologies.
A battery recycling business in Vernon has reopened after state officials shut it down for allegedly emitting unsafe levels of arsenic.