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EXIDE BREAKING NEWS: Two California Senate bills target permitting process for Exide’s Vernon lead smelter


A $40 million lawsuit and two state bills are the latest additions to the arsenal of weapons being used to force Vernon-based Exide Technologies to clean up its act or be shut down. Numerous violations of state standards for toxic chemical emissions, including lead and arsenic, have placed the acid-battery recycler under heightened scrutiny and […]

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