Archive | July, 2011

With Flawed TCEQ plan, Exide Won’t Meet Air Safety Standards

Find out more about the flawed TCEQ plan that, if approved, will allow the Exide lead smelter in the heart of Frisco to not meet legal standards for safe air quality.  

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And bring your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers!

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PUBLIC HEARING TODAY! DMN: Two Scientists to testify that TCEQ plan lacking in protection of community health from Exide lead emissions

(This is a copy of an article written by Dallas Morning News staff writer, Valerie Wigglesworth) Two scientists find fault with efforts to reduce lead emissions from Frisco plant By VALERIE WIGGLESWORTH Staff Writer vwigglesworth@dallasnews.com Published 27 July 2011 10:22 PM Two scientists say they plan to testify in Frisco on Thursday night that the […]

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PUBLIC HEARING TODAY! DR. HOWARD MIELKE: Internationally recognized lead expert to discuss health dangers to children from lead in soil

Internationally recognized scientist, researcher and lead expert, Howard Mielke, PhD, will speak about the lingering danger of lead in soil and its negative impact on children during the TCEQ public hearing today about Exide’s lead smelter. The public hearing will be held at Frisco City Hall. An informal Q&A session with TCEQ officials will begin […]

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DMN: Texas Campaign for the Environment, Downwinders at Risk unite to work for more upgrades to cut lead from Exide

Below is a copy of the story written by Dallas Morning News staff writer Valerie Wigglesworth on July 25. And here is a copy of the news release  she linked to in her July 26 Frisco Morning Roundup, where the groups refer to the Exide lead smelter as “another Midlothian”.   By VALERIE WIGGLESWORTH Dallas […]

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MAP SHOWS STORY OF EXIDE LEAD SMELTER AND ITS NEIGHBORS: Children and Families

(UPDATE: In April 2012, the Frisco citizens group, Frisco Unleaded, announced the results of a lead deposition study that showed that at least 150 tons of lead had been dumped over most of Frisco over the almost 50 years the Exide lead smelter has been in operation. A link to a downloadable copy of that […]

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125+ Children, Family Friendly Frisco Locations Within 5-Mile Radius of Exide Lead Smelter

(UPDATE: In April 2012, the Frisco citizens group, Frisco Unleaded, announced the results of a lead deposition study that showed that at least 150 tons of lead had been dumped over most of Frisco over the almost 50 years the Exide lead smelter has been in operation. A link to a downloadable copy of that […]

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YOUR VOICE NEEDED THIS THURSDAY, JULY 28TH! Join your neighbors at TCEQ public hearing

If you are concerned about the significant shortcomings of the proposed Agreed Order that the TCEQ and Exide are crafting to determine how much of the toxic emissions from Exide’s aging, and poorly maintained lead battery recycling plant will continue to contaminate the air with lead particles that fall in the heart of our community […]

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INCONCLUSIVE: Blood testing hasn’t answered questions about threat of lead toxicity from Exide plant

(Below is a copy the July 17, 2011, story written by Dallas Morning News reporter Valerie Wigglesworth)  Blood testing hasn’t answered questions about threat from lead smelter By VALERIE WIGGLESWORTH Staff Writer vwigglesworth@dallasnews.com Published 17 July 2011 12:49 AM Blood tests may alleviate individual fears about contamination from a lead smelter in Frisco, but they […]

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Stewart Creek Pollution Photos

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