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BREAKING NEWS: U.S. government, EPA, and 10 states object to Exide’s request to sell or abandon certain assets – including contaminated property – without further approval from bankruptcy court; According to Exide, company owns more than 60 U.S. properties, many of which could require funding for environmental cleanup or compliance

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The U.S. government on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency filed an objection in Delaware bankruptcy court, contending that Exide’s request has the potential to include contaminated property and arguing that courts are not permitted to allow assets be abandoned without conditions protecting public health and safety. “While debtor’s motion might be appropriate in other […]

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BREAKING NEWS/MEDIA ROUND-UP: Exide files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection; gets tentative approval for $500 million debtor-in-possession loan

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CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO EXIDE’S CHAPTER 11 PETITION/AFFIDAVIT CLICK HERE FOR EXIDE NEWS RELEASE BLOOMBERG Exide Wins Initial Loan Approval to Operate in Bankruptcy By Steven Church – Jun 11, 2013 11:02 AM CT Exide Technologies (XIDE), the 125-year-old battery maker, won initial court approval to borrow as much as $500 million to replace […]

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NEWS: Exide closing Bristol, TN plant that received $34.3 million in federal stimulus funds in 2009

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KINGSPORT (TENNESSEE) TIMES NEWS Exide Ceasing Operations at Bristol Plant CLICK HERE TO GET INFORMATION ABOUT $34.3 MILLION U.S. GOVERNMENT ECONOMIC RECOVERY GRANT TO EXIDE IN 2009 May 31st, 2013 1:16 pm by Hank Hayes Exide Corporation Battery Plant in Bristol, Tenn. David Grace file photo. Update: 3:55 p.m. An Exide Technologies quarterly report indicates […]

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EXIDE’S NEGATIVE IMPACT ON OTHER COMMUNITIES UPDATE: LOS ANGELES TIMES – Seven Exide plants across the U.S. have been linked to health-risk levels of airborne lead

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(Lead Free Frisco started its Exide’s Negative Impact on Other Communities page in 2011 to track stories about how Exide’s lead smelters are impacting communities across the United States. Below is the Los Angeles Times’ May 29, 2013, story based on a review of EPA and local and state government data showing that since 2012, […]

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