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Residents Who Live Near Battery Recycling Plant Urged To Sign-Up For Free Blood Tests

VERNON (CBSLA.com) — People who live near the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon met at a community forum Thursday evening.

KCAL9′s Juan Fernandez said residents who live within a two-mile radius of the plant were encouraged to sign up for free blood tests that would check for possible lead poisoning. 326 more words


Lead Testing Offered For Residents Living, Working Near Vernon Battery Recycling Plant

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Residents who live, work and attend school near a Vernon battery recycling plant are being offered free blood testing to detect possible lead poisoning. 407 more words


Toxic Plan For Vernon Battery Plant Approved

VERNON (AP) — Southern California regulators have approved a final plan to reduce toxic pollution at a battery recycling plant that neighbors have blamed for health problems. 159 more words


Exide Plant Under Fire Again Over Health Hazards

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — A battery recycling plant in Vernon linked to environmental health hazards is under fire again.

KCAL9′s Dave Bryan reports residents demanded answers from Exide Technologies officials Wednesday night at a community forum held to discuss recent results of soil testing that found elevated lead levels in yards near the Exide plant. 421 more words


Elevated lead levels found near battery recycling plant

VERNON (CNS) – Elevated levels of lead were found in the soil of 39 residential yards near a Vernon battery recycling plant, state officials said today, prompting authorities to order the company to conduct expanded testing to determine the extent of the problem. 503 more words


Frisco Accuses Exide Of Being In Default of Agreement

FRISCO (CBS 11 NEWS) - It’s been nearly two years since the city of Frisco and Exide Technologies agreed to shut down and demolish the battery recycling plant. 603 more words