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'This Is Our Flint, Michigan.' Latest On The Cleanup Of Exide's Public Health Disaster

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Sign at a hearing held August 9 on the status of cleanup from the Exide plant.
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At a public hearing Thursday night in Boyle Heights, the status of a major environmental public health disaster was the only item on the agenda.

The hearing came three years after an Exide battery plant in Vernon shut down down afer contaminating soil on thousands of nearby properties. It's a story we've been covering at KPCC for years, and it was a frequent topic for LAistunder previous ownership.

Priska Neely was at the hearing and reported live on Twitter:

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