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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: State not using available blood-test data that could help focus Exide cleanup efforts

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Blood-testing data have guided government responses to lead contamination elsewhere. In Flint, Mich., the state is using maps of children’s blood lead levels to target neighborhoods hardest hit by the city’s lead-contaminated drinking water. But in California, officials have been unable to launch a similar effort. The California Department of Toxic Substances Control said it […]

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: After 5 months, still no blood tests for neighbors of Exide lead smelter

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KPCC – 89.3 – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RADIO After 5 months, still no blood tests for neighbors of Exide Adrian Florido | March 12th, 2014, 7:03pm Maya Sugarman/KPCC Community members listen during a public comment session at a town hall meeting about the future of the Exide lead-recycling plant in Vernon. Listen Now [1 min 13 sec] […]

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