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BREAKING NEWS: FRISCO SAYS EXIDE’S COST TO CLEAN UP TOXIC LEAD SMELTER IS “GROSSLY INSUFFICIENT”

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NO ONE WHO KNOWS ANYTHING ABOUT EXIDE TECHNOLOGIES AND HAS PAID ANY ATTENTION TO THE CORPORATION SHOULD NOT BE SURPRISED IN THE LEAST WITH THIS! THE COMPANY HAS A LONG LIST OF TOXIC, CONTAMINATED SITES, IMPACTING THOUSANDS OF HOMES AND PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY, AND THE WORLD, THAT IT NEVER CLEANS UP IN ANY KIND […]

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: 58th District Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia issues statement regarding latest DTSC revelation that lead contamination from Exide smelter is much wider than originally thought, and that testing now show residents in City of Commerce are also affected; Calls situation ‘full-blown public health emergency’ and for DTSC to begin cleanup immediately

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Statement from Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Addressing Lead Contamination by Exide in the City of Commerce Friday, August 21, 2015 As we learned with last night’s announcement by Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), lead contamination spewed by the Exide battery plant knows no political or jurisdictional boundaries and testing now shows residents in the City […]

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: Gov. Jerry Brown establishes independent panel to oversee reform of California’s troubled Department of Toxic Substance Control

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LOS ANGELES TIMES Outside panel will oversee California’s troubled toxic waste regulator The Department of Toxic Substances Control visits the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon in 2014. (Department of Toxic Substances Control) By TONY BARBOZA The budget signed this week by Gov. Jerry Brown establishes an independent panel to oversee the California Department of Toxic […]

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