Latest News on Exide
Governor Brown Proposes $176.6 Million to clean up Exide
For updates on Exide, visit the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) website.
Getting Your Home Tested
The State Department of Toxic Substances Control has detected high levels of lead in soils in and around residential properties. Contact with lead can cause severe health impacts, especially in small children.
If you want to have your property tested for lead related to Exide, please fill out and submit the forms provided below. DTSC currently plans to test properties within a 1.7-mile preliminary area of investigation which is the estimated distance of Exide's lead contamination. If you have questions, please call (844) 707-0808.
Application for testing for property owners - click here
Application for testing for tenants - click here
Formas en Español:
Solicitud de examinación para propietarios - haga clic aquí
Solicitud de examinación para inquilinos - haga clic aquí
Exide Facility Draft Closure Plan
Comments Due March 28, 2016
The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Permitting Division invites you to review and
comment on the ExideTechnologies Battery Recycling Facility’s (Exide’s)
draft Closure Plan for the facility and on DTSC’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR).
Approval of a Closure Plan would begin cleanup and deconstruction of buildings at the facility located at 2700 South Indiana Street in Vernon.
For more information: https://dtsc.ca.gov/facility-closure/
Potential Water Pollution Issues
All documents related to water quality monitoring and stormwater pollution issues can be found on the State Water Resource Control Board's SMARTS database.