Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to spend $177 million to test and clean up thousands of homes that may have been contaminated by lead from the shuttered Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon.
Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to spend $177 million to test and clean up thousands of homes that may have been contaminated by lead from the shuttered Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon. Nick Ut Associated Press file
Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to spend $177 million to test and clean up thousands of homes that may have been contaminated by lead from the shuttered Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon. Nick Ut Associated Press file

California has its own lead crisis in poor communities

February 25, 2016 4:00 PM

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