Neighbors Of Exide Battery Plant: State Failing To Test, Clean Up Contaminated SoilNeighbors of the shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon showed up in force to a community meeting on Wednesday night to express their outrage with the lack of progress that has been made in cleaning up lead contamination from their homes.
LA County OKs $2M To Speed Up Exide Cleanup EffortLos Angeles County Supervisors approved a $2 million funding request to help speed the cleanup of contaminated soil around the now-closed Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon.
County Supervisor Calls For Immediate Action Regarding Lead Contamination Near Exide FacilityL.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis is calling for immediate action after a CBS2 investigation revealed hazardous waste levels of lead in backyards of homes.
Investigators Confirm Hazardous Waste Findings Near Exide FacilityA small army of environmental investigators from the State Department of Toxic Substances descended on a Boyle Heights community near the former Exide Battery-Recycling Facility in order to investigate the results of the testing we have conducted over the past few days.
Frustrated Residents Still Await Cleanup Outside Exide Battery PlantSix months ago, Terry Cano received disturbing news -- soil samples taken from her yard contained hazardous waste levels of lead in a neighborhood less than two miles from the former Exide Battery Recycling Facility.
Where Will State Get The More Than $390M Required To Clean Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery PlantThe state says they've come up with about $7 million of the money needed.
Only On 2: Head Of Agency Charged With Cleaning Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery Plant TalksAnthony Guiterrez, who grew up just a few blocks from Exide, said he was suffering from brain cancer.
Number Of Potentially Contaminated Homes Near Exide Plant Larger Than Originally EstimatedA bombshell was dropped Thursday about the amount of contamination left behind by the Exide battery-recycling facility during a meeting in downtown Los Angeles.
Only On 9: Vernon Mother Says Exide Plant Has Poisoned The Area For ChildrenTerry Cano's home is one of 147 tested in an expanded area that encompasses as many as 2,000 homes surrounding the former Exide battery recycling facility.
State Regulators Face Tough Questions Over Lead Contamination Near Exide Battery PlantConcerns continue to mount over lead contamination near the Exide Technologies battery recycling facility.
Lead Contamination Near Exide Plant May Be Worse Than Previously ThoughtLead contamination near the Exide Technologies battery-recycling facility in Vernon could be far worse than previously thought.
12 Schools Near Exide Plant To Be Tested For LeadAre local children playing in school yards contaminated with lead? That is a question that some members of a Boyle Heights community have been asking for nearly two years and they soon may have an answer.