Friday, November 1, 2013

Environmental Advocates Call For Shutdown of Battery Recycling Plant

Environmental advocates rallied for the immediate shutdown of a battery recycling plant in southeast Los Angeles. The Exide Technologies factory in Vernon was temporarily shutdown in April by the state for presenting health and safety dangers to the community. Now, local residents want the plant permanently shutdown and for clean up efforts to begin swiftly. KPFK’s Jasmine Broderick has more.