For Parents/Residents

Download the DTSC/AQMD Fact Sheet in English or Spanish to read about health related concerns.

Living Near Lead


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.

English Forms:

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:


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.