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NBC TV-4 Los Angeles - Battery Plant Continues to Spew Excessive Lead

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Workers at Exide Technologies in Vernon have been told to reduce production by 15 percent after officials from the South Coast Air Quality Management District found the level of lead was above strict local standards. The recent violations at the battery recycling plant will go on the company's record and can be used to deny them a permanent operating permit. Angie Crouch reports from Vernon for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Sept. 19, 2013.