Midday Sunday: Beyond Exide

(FOX 11) Exide Technology ended years of controversy when it recently agreed to close its battery recycling plant in Vernon. The site was responsible for polluting the air, soil and water in densely-populated East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights communities adjacent to the plant.

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Today on Midday Sunday, we look beyond the Exide closing. Los Angeles County officials have identified at least 18 neighborhoods where toxic emissions, primarily from industrial sources, are creating health problems.

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Our guest is Angelo Bellomo, Director of Environmental Health for the Los Angeles County Public Health Department. The department's website is publichealth.lacounty.gov/eh.

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