Nancy Martinez

Eastern Group Publications

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Staff writer for Eastern Group Publications (covers East L.A.’s communities), the publisher of six weekly newspapers, including the Bell Gardens Sun, Vernon Sun and Eastside Sun 

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Gov. Jerry Brown introduced a $177 million plan yesterday to test and clean up the areas contaminated by the Exide battery recycling plant.

Exide Cleanup

Gov. Jerry Brown introduced a $177 million plan yesterday to test and clean up the areas contaminated by the Exide battery recycling plant.

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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.

California's Double Standard for Public Protection

State regulators waited for months before they responded to the Southern California Gas Company's dangerous leak in the San Fernando Valley.

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