Exide budget and spending records

By this fall, Cali­for­nia’s De­part­ment of Tox­ic Sub­stances Con­trol plans to be­gin re­mov­ing lead-tain­ted soil from 2,500 res­id­en­tial prop­er­ties near the shuttered Ex­ide Tech­no­lo­gies bat­tery re­cyc­ling plant in Ver­non.

The cleanup — the largest of its kind in Cali­for­nia his­tory — spans sev­en south­east Los Angeles County neigh­bor­hoods, where plant op­er­a­tions have threatened the health of an es­tim­ated 100,000 people.

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A sum­mary re­leased Oc­to­ber 13, 2016 pro­jects how a $176.6 mil­lion in state funds will be spent in a cleanup of lead con­tam­in­a­tion from of an area of 10,000 res­id­en­tial prop­er­ties in Los Angeles County.

Re­cords re­leased Ju­ly 7, 2017 show the state’s fisc­al year 2015/16 budget for the the Ex­ide Tech­no­lo­gies lead con­tam­in­a­tion cleanup in south­east Los Angeles County, as well as ex­pendit­ures from May and June of 2016.

Re­cords re­leased Ju­ly 7, 2017 show the state’s fisc­al year 2016/17 ex­pendit­ures on the Ex­ide lead con­tam­in­a­tion cleanup pro­ject in south­east Los Angeles County.

A spread­sheet, re­leased Ju­ly 12, 2016, track­ing Ex­ide Tech­no­lo­gies’ ex­pendit­ures from a $9 mil­lion trust ac­count for test­ing and cleanup of nearly 200 res­id­en­tial prop­er­ties near its Ver­non fa­cil­ity. Dis­burse­ments from the fund were made between Janu­ary 2015 and June 2016 and sampling and cleanup oc­curred between Decem­ber 2014 and April 2015.

A doc­u­ment re­leased on Ju­ly 12, 2017 de­tails the spend­ing of $7 mil­lion in state funds ap­pro­pri­ated in Au­gust 2015 for the Ex­ide test­ing and cleanup pro­ject.