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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS; Yes, Exide is breaking the law again and again and again and again; EPA finds 4 new violations of Clean Air Act, comes after 8 different violations found in January and ongoing investigation by EPA’s criminal division

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CLICK HERE TO READ THE EPA’S (REGION 9) MARCH 5 NOTICE OF 4 VIOLATIONS AGAINST EXIDE’S VERNON LEAD SMELTER

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS/MEDIA ROUNDUP: EPA finds Exide source of harmful lead and finally issues company Notice of Violation for releasing illegal amounts of lead into the air, exceeding federal Clean Air Act standards for lead emissions on more than 30 occasions

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“By releasing an illegal amount of lead into the air, Exide has put the health and well being of nearby residents at risk,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “EPA and the South Coast Air Quality Management District are working closely to ensure the company comes into compliance with state and […]

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: AGAIN?! WHY IS THIS BEING ALLOWED?? ANOTHER VIOLATION OF FEDERAL AIR QUALITY STANDARDS – WHERE IS THE EPA?! Excessive lead emissions detected at Exide’s violation-ridden lead smelter

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FROM SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT WEBSITE March 28, 2014 NEW Additional Notices of Violation have been issued to Exide. A total of 3 Notices of Violation have been issued – one for each day the 30-day rolling average ambient lead concentration at the “North East” monitor exceeded 0.15  micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m3) (March […]

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EXIDE MUNCIE BREAKING NEWS: Exide to clean up pollution in Muncie, still faces unresolved notice of violation

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The company recently settled a notice of violation brought by the state that allegedly involved brown-colored, lead-contaminated water along a storage area and rail spur and dead vegetation near a ditch leading to a storm water outfall. The Muncie factory still faces a second, unresolved notice of violation concerning an alleged oil leak from equipment; […]

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