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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.