State Regulators Release Maps Showing Extent Of Exide Battery Plant Cleanup, Over 2,000 Properties IdentifiedMore than 2,000 properties within 1.7-miles from the former Exide site were identified by the Dept. of Toxic Substances Control as having elevated concentrations of lead in the soil.
Garcetti Encourages Residents Near Shuttered Exide Plant To Get Properties Tested For Lead ContaminationA handful of elected officials on Saturday encouraged Boyle Heights residents living near the now-closed Exide battery plant to to sign up to have their properties tested for lead contamination.
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.
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.
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.
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.
List Of LAUSD Schools Near Exide Plant That Will Be Tested For LeadThese 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.
Document Offers Closer Look At Agreement Reached Between Exide, State RegulatorsLead-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.