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Board of Supervisors pushes legal efforts to force shutdown of Exide battery plant

The Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to have county attorneys evaluate options to force a shutdown of the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon and the clean-up of contamination in nearby neighborhoods. Supervisor Gloria Molina held a news conference in advance of the vote, accusing Gov. Jerry Brown and regulators of striking a “secret agreement” […]