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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


Only On 2: Head Of Agency Charged With Cleaning Up Homes Contaminated By Exide Battery Plant Talks

HUNTINGTON PARK (CBSLA.com)  —  Residents of Huntington Park have been waiting for the state to begin cleaning up the thousands of homes contaminated by the now-closed Exide Battery Recycling plant. 348 more words


Lead Contamination Discovered at Up to 10,000 Homes in Southeast L.A. County

Soil testing has found that lead contamination from a Vernon battery recycling plant extends over a much larger area than previously estimated, possibly reaching as many as 10,000 homes in southeast Los Angeles County, state environmental officials said Friday. 123 more words

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Number Of Potentially Contaminated Homes Near Exide Plant Larger Than Originally Estimated

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A bombshell was dropped Thursday about the amount of contamination left behind by the Exide battery-recycling facility during a meeting in downtown Los Angeles. 215 more words


Only On 9: Vernon Mother Says Exide Plant Has Poisoned The Area For Children

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — A Vernon woman has opened up to CBS2/KCAL9 about what it’s like raising her son in a home surrounded by soil known to be contaminated with lead. 620 more words


State Regulators Face Tough Questions Over Lead Contamination Near Exide Battery Plant

VERNON (CBSLA.com) — Concerns continue to mount over lead contamination near the Exide Technologies battery recycling facility.

State regulators Thursday night answered some tough questions about the hazardous waste during a public meeting in Boyle Heights. 175 more words


Lead Contamination Near Exide Plant May Be Worse Than Previously Thought

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — Lead contamination near the Exide Technologies battery-recycling facility in Vernon could be far worse than previously thought.

According to environmental health experts, the contamination goes far beyond areas previously known, reported CBS2’s Randy Paige. 376 more words