Exide Recycling Plant Ordered To Close Immediately Under Agreement With US Attorney The embattled Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon will immediately and permanently shut down in exchange for avoiding criminal charges.
Exide Battery Plant In Vernon To Close Permanently, Sources ConfirmA battery recycling plant in Vernon is expected to close down permanently, it was reported Wednesday.
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.
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.
EPA Claims Exide Battery Recycling Plant Has Repeatedly Violated Lead Emission StandardsOfficials announced Thursday that the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon has emitted risky levels of lead into the air, violating federal limits and endangering nearby residents' health.
Officials Rally At Vernon Recycling Plant Urging Action To Address Chronic PollutersCommunity members and elected officials from across Los Angeles and Riverside held a rally Monday calling for statewide action to address chronic polluters.
LA County Task Force To Recommend Closure Of Vernon Battery Recycling Plant Los Angeles County is creating a task force to recommend ways of closing a battery recycling plant after elevated lead levels were found in the soil at 39 surrounding homes and a school.
State Tests Confirm Lead Contamination In Soil Surrounding Vernon Battery Recycling PlantA study has found lead contamination in the soil surrounding a controversial battery recycling plant in Vernon, according to state regulators.
Air Quality Officials Sue Vernon Battery Recycling Plant Over 'Toxic Emissions'The South Coast Air Quality Management District filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday against Exide Technologies.
Plant Allowed To Reopen Following Allegedly Unsafe Arsenic EmissionsA battery recycling business in Vernon has reopened after state officials shut it down for allegedly emitting unsafe levels of arsenic.