Otilia Franco and her grandson Noe Avina, 2, stand in front of their home in Commerce in February 2016. The Los Angeles County Health Department tested the soil for possible lead contamination from a nearby closed Exide battery plant.
Otilia Franco and her grandson Noe Avina, 2, stand in front of their home in Commerce in February 2016. The Los Angeles County Health Department tested the soil for possible lead contamination from a nearby closed Exide battery plant. Mel Melcon Los Angeles Times/TNS
Otilia Franco and her grandson Noe Avina, 2, stand in front of their home in Commerce in February 2016. The Los Angeles County Health Department tested the soil for possible lead contamination from a nearby closed Exide battery plant. Mel Melcon Los Angeles Times/TNS

Why is California not doing more to stop lead poisoning?

June 19, 2018 01:00 PM