lead cleanup

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Lawmakers seek $16 million to expand Exide lead cleanup beyond yards

Published: 
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:40am

 A long-overlooked source of lead contamination in neighborhoods near a closed Vernon battery recycler could be cleaned under a push by state lawmakers to target the grassy strips between sidewalks and streets.

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State isn't using blood-test data that could help focus Exide cleanup efforts

Published: 
Wed, 03/30/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Chemicals

The state of California has blood test results showing high levels of lead in children living near the closed Exide battery plant in Vernon but is not using the information to direct its massive cleanup of lead-contaminated homes and yards.