Where Will State Get The More Than $390M Required To Clean Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery Plant
The state says they’ve come up with about $7 million of the money needed.
Anthony Guiterrez, who grew up just a few blocks from Exide, said he was suffering from brain cancer.
A bombshell was dropped Thursday about the amount of contamination left behind by the Exide battery-recycling facility during a meeting in downtown Los Angeles.
Terry 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.
Concerns continue to mount over lead contamination near the Exide Technologies battery recycling facility.
Lead contamination near the Exide Technologies battery-recycling facility in Vernon could be far worse than previously thought.
Are 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.
These are a list of schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District located near the Exide Battery Recycling Plant that are expected to be tested for lead.
The results from soil samples taken from homes near the now-defunct Exide Technologies battery-recycling facility in Vernon were released on Wednesday evening.
The embattled Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon will immediately and permanently shut down in exchange for avoiding criminal charges.
A battery recycling plant in Vernon is expected to close down permanently, it was reported Wednesday.
Hundreds of protesters were on hand for a meeting Friday to demand the shutdown of a battery recycling plant blamed for contaminating a Boyle Heights neighborhood with lead.
Lead-contaminated soil continues to be removed from the yards of homes near a battery-recycling facility in the wake of an agreement between state regulators and Exide Technologies.
A Los Angeles County official Wednesday called for legal action against a battery recycling plant in Vernon which authorities say has operated without a permit for decades.
Exide Technologies, which is struggling to reopen its Los Angeles-area battery recycling plant, has agreed to set aside nearly $50 million to meet demands by state regulators.