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State Calls for Shuttered Exide Plant in Vernon to be Declared Superfund Site

State regulators announced Friday they have asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to declare the abandoned Exide battery-recycling plant in Vernon a federal Superfund site, a move that would free up funding for cleanup efforts and expedite the process. Authorities say the plant, which closed in 2015, released toxic chemicals including lead, arsenic and mercury […]