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Care for Customers: Volta Batteries launches free car battery checkup for consumers

Islamabad: Volta Batteries has started an initiative to check the car batteries of the consumers free of cost at renowned petrol stations in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar. 250 more words


Neighbors Of Exide Battery Plant: State Failing To Test, Clean Up Contaminated Soil

COMMERCE (CBSLA.com) — Neighbors of the shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon showed up to a packed community meeting on Wednesday night to express their outrage with the lack of progress that has been made in testing and cleaning up lead contamination in the soil. 383 more words


LA County OKs $2M To Speed Up Exide Cleanup Effort

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a $2 million funding request by Supervisor Hilda Solis to help speed the cleanup of contaminated soil around the now-closed Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon. 263 more words


County Supervisor Calls For Immediate Action Regarding Lead Contamination Near Exide Facility

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Days after experts confirmed CBS2’s Randy Paige’s findings of lead contamination near a former Exide battery-recycling facility, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis has called for immediate action in a motion she introduced Tuesday. 301 more words


Investigators Confirm Hazardous Waste Findings Near Exide Facility

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A 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 to investigate the… 274 more words


Frustrated Residents Still Await Cleanup Outside Exide Battery Plant

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — Six months ago, Terry Cano received disturbing news that soil samples taken from her yard contained hazardous-waste levels of lead in a neighborhood less than 2 miles from the former Exide battery-recycling facility. 435 more words


Where Will State Get The More Than $390M Required To Clean Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery Plant

HUNTINGTON PARK (CBSLA.com)  —  By all accounts, the numbers are staggering.

As many as 10,000 homes contaminated. As much as $400 million to clean up the toxic mess left in the wake of the closure of the Exide Battery Re-cycling Plant. 278 more words