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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: Deficient for a third time — after regulators have allowed it to operate with temporary permit for decades — DTSC gives Exide 30 days to submit appropriate application or lose permission to handle hazardous waste

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“A notice issued Tuesday by state regulators faults Exide Technologies for failing to describe the amount of lead-contaminated waste on the site, underestimating the cost to clean it up and not including a safety assessment for hazardous waste-holding tanks that could spill in an earthquake, among other deficiencies.” – Los Angeles Times “For decades, Exide has […]

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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: SCAQMD permit hearing for Exide, as well as Community Forum/Town Hall meeting to discuss health risks from Exide smelter to be held tomorrow, July 31

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The South Coast Air Quality Management District will hold a permit hearing for Exide beginning at 9 a.m. PST, tomorrow, Wed., July 31, at its headquarters in Diamond Bar, CA. Exide’s Vernon, CA,  lead smelter, which was temporarily closed in April by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control because of arsenic emissions, has been […]

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