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.
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.
The state Department of Toxic Substances said the yards of 104 homes in a Boyle Heights neighborhood have been tested for lead.
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Hazardous materials workers on Monday began removing lead-contaminated dirt from the yard of a home near the Vernon plant.
Officials 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.
Customers of Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric are angry they’ve been asked to share the multi-billion tab with the utility companies after the shutdown of the faulty nuclear generating station.
The blaze erupted at a paper recycling facility in the 14000 block of Marquardt Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday.
The City of Irwindale has officially dropped its public nuisance complaint against the hot sauce maker after local residents said the factory was creating an unbearable chili odor.
Officials from Texas Monday toured the Sriracha plant in Irwindale in an attempt to lure the business to the Lone Star state.
Inland Empire residents were being urged Friday to suspend outdoor watering and limit indoor use through the weekend.
Residents and businesses across the Southland are being asked to cut back on their water use over the next several days while a regional water treatment plant is shut down for drought-related upgrades.
A spokesperson for Exide Technologies said Monday the temporary layoffs would affect 20 salaried workers and 104 hourly employees.