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3 LAUSD Schools Set Up Temporary Fencing After Elevated Levels Of Lead Found Nearby

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Temporary fencing has been put up at three Los Angeles Unified School District schools after elevated levels of lead were found on the campuses. 194 more words

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Good timing 

I was up and at em again before the alarm despite having some trouble sleeping. They hardly had any lights on in the parking lot, so I found myself being thankful yet again for my powerful little CAT brand flashlight. 869 more words

Working Gal

Exide Life Insurance & Dhoni Hit A Six With Their New Campaign

What words come to your mind when you think life insurance? Trust, safety, assurance…right? One brand going sharp at exactly that positioning is Exide Life Insurance. 329 more words

Mad, Madder, Maddest

Fee on Automobile Batteries Could Pay for Lead Cleanup

EGPNews – A California bill aimed at funding the cleanup of lead-contaminated communities like those surrounding the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant, could soon require consumers and manufactures to each pay a $1 fee for every lead-acid car battery sold in the state. 179 more words

Cristina Garcia

Cali pols did pretty much nothing to stop Exide from destroying a neighborhood

California officials have talked tough about the contamination of up to 10,000 homes with lead from a battery recycling plant, calling it a regulatory failure, an environmental injustice and a public health disaster. 70 more words

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Higher Levels Of Lead Found In Children Living Near Shuttered Exide Plant

VERNON (CBSLA.com) — Children who live near the former Exide Technologies battery-recycling plant in Vernon have higher levels of lead in their blood than those who live a greater distance away, according to a report released Friday. 425 more words

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Former Exide Worker Dies Of Cancer He Feared Came About From Working At Plant

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Salvador Andrade always believed in the value of a hard day’s work.

But Andrade also worried that his years of labor at the Exide battery-recycling plant in Vernon took a massive toll on his health. 241 more words

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