California Auditor Slams Expensive and Slow Cleanup of Battery Recycling Plant

Cleaning up the abandoned Exide battery recycling plant in Los Angeles County will cost California taxpayers nearly $400 million dollars in addition to other costs the state has already paid and the regulatory agency in charge is woefully behind schedule, the state auditor found.

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Texas Governor Urges Trump to Oppose Nuclear Waste Plans

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has come out against two rival plans to ship highly radioactive waste from the nation’s nuclear power plants to sites on the Texas-New Mexico border, saying either plan would be unsafe and would threaten the region’s sprawling Permian Basin oilfield.

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Oakland A’s Sue California Regulator Over Toxins Near Planned Stadium Site

The Oakland A’s baseball team sued California’s toxic waste department Wednesday, claiming it has failed to rein in pollution generated by Schnitzer Steel — a multinational company operating the largest metal-shredding facility in the state next to the team’s proposed future waterfront home.

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