High Lead Levels In Baby Teeth Of Children Near Vernon Exide Plant, Study FindsBy the time it closed, Exide was recycling 11 million auto batteries per year and had released 3,500 tons of lead into the surrounding area.
California Senate Approves $180M For Battery Plant CleanupThe California state Senate has approved nearly $180 million to test and clean up homes and businesses that may be contaminated by lead near a former battery recycling plant in Los Angeles County.
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.
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.
All Released Results Show Lead In Soil Samples Of Homes Near Exide PlantThe state Department of Toxic Substances said the yards of 104 homes in a Boyle Heights neighborhood have been tested for lead.
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.