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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: Exide asks bankruptcy court to halt $115 million putative class action suit over environmental hazards at Vernon lead smelter

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The class alleged in its April 25 complaint that the company was discharging toxic lead, hazardous waste, arsenic and other chemicals into the air and soil at its Vernon, Calif., plant. It claimed damages to the plaintiff and others living in Los Angeles County. The suit came the day after the company was forced to […]

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Law firms filing class action lawsuits against Exide and certain officers on behalf of shareholders, investigating potential claims against board of directors due to issues including arsenic emissions from Vernon, CA plant and financial reporting

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On March 22, 2013 the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) (air pollution regulation agency for all of Orange County, CA, and the Los Angeles urban area) announced it had reviewed and approved a health risk assessment from Exide Technologies showing that its Vernon facility is causing a potential health impact to residents in […]

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