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One of State's Two Car-Battery Recyclers Reopens

| June 25, 2013
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If you’ve ever had to swap out an old car battery, chances are good it wound up in Southern California. There are just two places in the state licensed to strip lead from old car batteries, both near Los Angeles. State regulators with the Department of Toxic Substances Control forced one of them to shut down in April. The company went to court, and got the go ahead from a judge to restart. »

Source: The California Report – Science

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