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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS (Updated): 2/3 of results from second round of soil sampling in neighborhoods near contaminated Exide lead smelter show lead levels above safe standards – like in first round of sampling in December — By May 15, Exide must present DTSC plan for safe removal of buildings on smelter site and for the clean up of hazardous waste, including soil and groundwater contamination

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CBS LOS ANGELES Results From More Soil Sampling Near Now-Closed Exide Plant Released May 6, 2015 11:05 PM Dozens of residents in the area gathered at Resurrection Church in Los Angeles to hear the results of more soil sampling. Soil from 146 properties was tested, including Terry Cano’s, whose soil tested above 1,000 parts per million. […]

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EXIDE’S NEGATIVE IMPACT ON OTHER COMMUNITIES: Exide SuperFund-designated plant in Greer, SC, finally being demolished 20 years after lead smelter was closed

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The EPA designated this site a SuperFund site — SCD042633859 — but it was not originally placed on the the National Priorities List. In a November 21, 2014, filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Exide was listed as owner of this property, and stated that it is an unencumbered asset. GREERTODAY.COM Former Exide battery plant […]

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EXIDE FRISCO BREAKING NEWS: (SEE CORRECTION IN POST) TCEQ denies approval of Exide cleanup plan and lists 34 reasons it believes Exide is cutting corners on required cleanup/agreement; Cites concerns about safety of water for drinking

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CORRECTION This story was originally reported in October, 2013 CBS 11 – DALLAS/FORT WORTH

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BREAKING NEWS: Coalition urges DTSC to amend and reissue existing suspension order for Exide’s Vernon lead smelter; Facility should be shut down until all facts are known

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June 18, 2013, 9:32 a.m. EDT DTSC Urged to Amend and Reissue the Existing Suspension Order; Exide’s Vernon Facility Should Be Shut Down Until All Facts Are Known VERNON, CA–(Marketwired – Jun 18, 2013) – A broad coalition of residents, factory workers and community leaders are asking Judge Luis Lavin and public agencies to put […]

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