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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 606 more words

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