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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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
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Public health officials were urging residents living near Exide’s battery-recycling facility in Vernon to get their blood tested.
Because the contamination has been blamed on the facility, county health officials have been offering the… 128 more words
Garcetti Encourages Residents Near Shuttered Exide Plant To Get Properties Tested For Lead Contamination
BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — A handful of elected officials on Saturday encouraged Boyle Heights residents living near the now-closed Exide battery plant to to sign up to have their properties tested for lead contamination. 341 more words
VERNON (CBSLA.com) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday proposed spending $176.6 million to expedite and expand the testing and cleanup of homes, schools and parks near the former Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon. 589 more words