California's Double Standard for Public Protection

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State regulators waited for months before they responded to the Southern California Gas Company's dangerous leak in the San Fernando Valley. They waited for years until the federal government finally forced closure of the Exide Technologies battery-recycling plant near East Los Angeles. Nancy Martinez reports for Eastern Group Publications, with six bi-lingual papers, including the Eastside Sun.


Nancy Martinez - Eastern Group Publications - @nancyreporting, Gloria Molina - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (formerly) - @GloriaMolina1, Dan Hirsch - UC Santa Cruz / Committee to Bridge the Gap - @ucsc

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