Jessica Garrison

Los Angeles Times

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Every year, American companies import as many as 150,000 low-skilled temporary workers from countries like Mexico, Central America, and the Philippines.

Buzzfeed Investigation: H-2 Visa Program is the ‘New American Slavery’

Every year, American companies import as many as 150,000 low-skilled temporary workers from countries like Mexico, Central America, and the Philippines.

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Exide Technologies  is one of just two lead-acid battery smelters west of the Rockies, recycling as many as 25,000 batteries every day.

High Lead Levels Found in Soil near Exide Battery Plant

Exide Technologies is one of just two lead-acid battery smelters west of the Rockies, recycling as many as 25,000 batteries every day.

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Automobile batteries are made of toxic materials and they're recycled to protect the environment. Exide, a company in Vernon, melts down 25,000 a day and creates lead ingots for sale.

Is One Recycler Doing More Harm than Good?

Automobile batteries are made of toxic materials and they're recycled to protect the environment. Exide, a company in Vernon, melts down 25,000 a day and creates lead ingots for sale.

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