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.
Details Emerge About Accusations Made Against 4 Officers By Some Boot Camp ParticipantsNew details have been released Friday night about allegations being made against four Southern California officers who worked at a boot camp for at-risk youth.
4 SoCal Officers Arrested After Allegations Of Abuse Against Kids At Boot CampAuthorities say four Southern California police officers have been arrested after an investigation into allegations of physical abuse on children who attended a boot camp program.
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.
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.
Parents Allege Kids Physically, Verbally Abused By SoCal Police Officers At Boot CampHuntington Park and South Gate police are facing allegations from the families of seven children who claim they were physically and verbally abused while attending a San Luis Obispo boot camp.
Exide Plant Begins To Remove Lead-Contaminated Soil From Neighboring HomesA battery-recycling facility in Boyle Heights has started to remove lead-contaminated soil from neighboring homes after results released for 85 of the homes tested indicated the existence of lead.
Exide Ordered To Pay Millions For PollutionExide 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.
East LA Residents Demand Testing, Cleanup Near Exide Battery PlantHazardous materials workers on Monday began removing lead-contaminated dirt from the yard of a home near the Vernon plant.
Vernon Recycling Plant Could Reopen With Tougher Pollution StandardsOfficials with a Vernon battery recycling plant have agreed to implement tough new pollution control standards after elevated lead levels were found in the soil at dozens of nearby homes.
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.