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EXIDE VERNON COMMUNITY MEETING: Exide Advisory Group Meeting to be held Thursday, Aug. 20, 6 to 8 p.m., at HUNTINGTON PARK COMMUNITY CENTER

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EXIDE VERNON UPDATE: Community members, elected officials hold rally calling for statewide action to address chronic polluters like Exide

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CBS LOS ANGELES Officials Rally At Vernon Recycling Plant Urging Action To Address Chronic Polluters April 14, 2014 10:58 AM VERNON (CBSLA.com) — Community members and elected officials from across Los Angeles and Riverside held a rally Monday calling for statewide action to address chronic polluters. The group gathered at 10 a.m. in front of Exide Technologies’ […]

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: Statewide Call to Action – #Healthy Hoods not Toxic Hotspots Rally and News Conference – Monday, April 14, 10 AM, PST, Exide lead smelter – 2700 S. Indiana, Vernon, CA

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ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ALLIANCE AND COMMUNITIES FOR A BETTER ENVIRONMENT #Health Hoods not Toxic Hotspots Rally & Press Conference Monday April 14th at Exide! STATEWIDE CALL TO ACTION Join the fight to ensure No More Exides and win healthy hoods throughout California! April 14th at 10 am Exide, 2700 S Indiana St, Vernon […]

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS – Proposition 65 required warning about Exide lead smelter’s contamination of surrounding area

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Newspaper ad published today with Proposition 65 required warning of the contamination of areas surrounding Exide’s Vernon lead smelter. Please share! Also on Lead Free Frisco facebook page.  

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EXIDE FRISCO BREAKING NEWS: Frisco citizens speak out: “Complete removal of toxic waste from Exide lead smelter a must”

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This should be an easy choice for our City Council. Frisco has a reputation of never skimping when it comes to quality of life issues. It shouldn’t start with the largest toxic pollution problem the town has ever faced. Yet the City Council is leaning toward building a new permanent toxic waste dump in the […]

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EXIDE VERNON UPDATE: IMPORTANT TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT EXIDE – Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m. PST, Resurrection Catholic Church, Los Angeles

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TOWN HALL MEETING ON EXIDE Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Resurrection Catholic Church—Hall 3324 Opal Street, Los Angeles, CA 90023 (Boyle Heights)     GLORIA MOLINA – LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – FIRST DISTRICT Exploring ‘All Legal and Administrative Options’ to Stop Exide in Vernon Oct 04 The toxic Exide […]

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EXIDE VERNON MEDIA UPDATE: Experts reveal possible health hazards caused by Exide plant; Residents attending Town Hall meeting urged to rally against Exide lead smelter

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 CBS LOS ANGELES Experts Reveal Possible Health Hazards Caused By Vernon Battery Plant July 31, 2013 11:34 PM July 31, 2013 11:34 PM BELL (CBSLA.com) — Bell residents gathered Wednesday night to hear about the potential health hazards caused by a battery recycling factory in the neighboring city of Vernon permitted in June to re-open. The […]

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: SCAQMD permit hearing for Exide, as well as Community Forum/Town Hall meeting to discuss health risks from Exide smelter to be held tomorrow, July 31

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The South Coast Air Quality Management District will hold a permit hearing for Exide beginning at 9 a.m. PST, tomorrow, Wed., July 31, at its headquarters in Diamond Bar, CA. Exide’s Vernon, CA,  lead smelter, which was temporarily closed in April by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control because of arsenic emissions, has been […]

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BREAKING NEWS: After Frisco advocacy group raises concerns about toxic contamination found in and near Stewart Creek and impact on proposed Grand Park plans, City decides to take in public concerns, input

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FRISCO ENTERPRISE Frisco to take public input on Stewart Creek cleanup The city of Frisco will hold public input meetings prior to the remediation of Stewart Creek. Battery chips and potentially hazardous materials were recently found near the creek in several areas in the city. Photo by Kelsey Kruzich. By Anthony Tosie, atosie@starlocalnews.com, @anthonytosie on Twitter Published: Friday, […]

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Toxins contamination found in and along Stewart Creek near Exide Frisco lead smelter site

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BREAKING NEWS / MEDIA ROUND-UP – Frisco residents cite EPA, TCEQ inaction, announce “We Will Do It Ourselves!” plan to sue Exide for breaking numerous environmental laws dealing with air, waste, hazardous waste

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KERA (Print and Audio) Exide Opponents Take Steps to File Suit FRISCO ENTERPRISE Citizens Groups Plan to File Lawsuit Regarding Exide Plant WBAP Frisco Residents Plan Lawsuit Over Exide Clean-Up WE ARE FRISCO Frisco citizens groups keep heat on Exide, EPA   For Immediate Release:                                                                                         For More Information: 7 am July 16th, 2012                                 […]

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READ THIS AND BE THERE! Get copy of proposed Frisco / Exide settlement agreement and resolutions and plan to attend Monday City meetings to vote on approval; Also plan to attend June 21 Public Hearing

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Share! Share! Share!   DOWNLOAD AND READ A COPY OF PROPOSED MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT HERE DOWNLOAD AND READ NOTICE OF JUNE 21 PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROJECTS RELATED TO PROPOSED MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT Special called meetings of the Frisco City Council, the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) and the Frisco Community Development Corporation (FCDC) will be […]

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PLEASE SHARE NOW! – Frisco City Council to meet TONIGHT in closed session to discuss Exide; Possible open, public session if decisions made

This is from DMN Frisco Blog: “The Frisco City Council will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. today to discuss legal issues surrounding the Exide Technologies plant. The discussions will be in closed session. If any decisions are to be made, the council will convene in open session. No specific votes are listed on […]

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BREAKING NEWS: KEEP IT UP, FRISCO CITIZENS! Your voices MATTER! TCEQ pulls proposed Exide SIP/Agreed Order from upcoming vote because of citizens’ many doubts, concerns

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(It’s very important to remember the EPA sent the first SIP/Agreed Order proposal that the TCEQ and Exide crafted together back for revisions because of flaws. And, because of public comments regarding weaknesses/omissions in the TCEQ/Exide proposed plans that were received during a hearing held in Frisco last summer, the TCEQ made additional corrections. BUT […]

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TAKE ACTION TOMORROW: Send Frisco some LOVE in a Community Valentine – Show up and show support at Planning & Zoning Commission meeting!

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YOUR VOICE IS NEEDED TOMORROW NIGHT to show support for the Frisco city staff’s recommendation to deny Exide Technologies’ applications for a preliminary site plan and final plat. This meeting and your presence and voices of support are key to building and strengthening the local community movement to demonstrate that Exide and its lead smelting […]

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CITIZENS’ VOICES GETTING THROUGH? – City Council to consider Exide’s vested rights appeal; vote on legal counsel

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After months of expressing their increasing concerns about the negative impact of Exide’s aging, poorly maintained lead smelter continuing to operate in the very heart of the community, tonight’s City Council meeting will indicate to Frisco citizens whether their elected representatives are actively listening and how serious they are about repeated, publicly made promises to […]

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TAKE ACTION TODAY: 7 key reasons to attend Planning & Zoning and City Council meetings TONIGHT, Dec. 27!

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#1 – If you believe that the present and future health and welfare of the residents and community of Frisco are more important than Exide Technologies continuing to operate an aging, poorly maintained lead smelter in the heart of the community that daily spews a highly toxic cocktail of chemical “dust” – including lead, arsenic, […]

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TAKE ACTION: Sign the petition for a Lead-Free Frisco!

From the folks at Frisco Unleaded, a special site to sign a petition to the Mayor, City Manager, City Attorney and City Council: Dear Frisco Mayor, City Manager, City Attorney and City Council Our city government can no longer deny the negative impact that Exide Technologies continues to impose on the public welfare and the […]

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MEDIA ROUND-UP – Citizens tell City Council they want Exide out of Frisco

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Some wore smokestack hats, and others wore “No Exide” signs, and during the Dec. 6 Frisco City Council meeting, citizen after citizen told city officials that they wanted the Exide lead smelter – which sits in the heart of the community – gone. Repeating well-established scientific research that there is no safe level of lead […]

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CALL TO ACTION: Make plans to attend City Council meeting TOMORROW, Dec. 6, – Exide-related legal and zoning items on Agenda; Council to learn about amortization – Make your voice heard!

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The agenda for Tuesday’s City Council meeting includes several items related to Exide. Make plans now to attend to find out more, and also to let the Mayor and City Council hear your voice and concerns about Exide’s lead smelter that sits in the heart of Frisco and still is operating in violation of federal […]

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