Meredith Williams

Director, California Department of Toxic Substances Control

Meredith Williams on KCRW

California is championing an all-electric vehicle future, but the state hasn’t figured out a plan to responsibly recycle large, toxic batteries once they’ve run their course.

EV batteries are toxic and weigh 900 pounds. Where do they get dumped?

California is championing an all-electric vehicle future, but the state hasn’t figured out a plan to responsibly recycle large, toxic batteries once they’ve run their course.

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