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Media Outlet: KCRA News                             Date:  4/28/2016      
Headline:   EPA considers funding to clean up toxic Amador County mine  
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Media Outlet: Whittier Daily News                             Date:  4/21/2016      
Headline:   Polluted Whittier water site to be cleaned as Feds score $78 million settlement  
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Media Outlet: CBS Sacramento                             Date:  4/21/2016      
Headline:   Toxic Lead Levels From South Sacramento Gun Range Draw Community Outrage  
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Media Outlet: Los Angeles Times                             Date:  4/20/2016      
Headline:   Gov. Brown signs bills to help clean up neighborhoods near Exide plant  
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Media Outlet: ABC 7 News                             Date:  4/11/2016      
Headline:   Installing eco-friendly car brakes helps improve water quality  
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Media Outlet: Central Valley Business Times                             Date:  4/7/2016      
Headline:   Mother Lode Gold Rush mine may be added to national Superfund list  
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Media Outlet: nbclosangeles.com                             Date:  3/12/2016      
Headline:   New Resources for Residents Near Shuttered Exide Plant  
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Media Outlet: Los Angeles Times                             Date:  2/18/2016      
Headline:   Editorial Finally, some action on Exide from Jerry Brown  
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Media Outlet: The Olympian                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Governor wants to spend $176M for battery recycler cleanup  
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Media Outlet: KABC-TV                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   $176M proposed for Vernon battery recycling plant cleanup  
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Media Outlet: SFGate                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Brown proposes $176.6 million cleanup of battery plant  
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Media Outlet: NBC Southern California                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Gov. Brown Proposes $176.6M Plan to Clean Up Toxic Soil Near Vernon Plant  
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Media Outlet: LA Daily News                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Gov. Brown proposes $176M to speed up cleanup of homes, schools near Exide plant  
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Media Outlet: KTLA                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Gov. Brown Proposes $176 Million Plan to Clean Up Homes Around Vernon Exide Plant  
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Media Outlet: The Sacramento Bee                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Brown proposes $176.6 million cleanup around shuttered Exide plant  
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Media Outlet: 89.3 KPCC                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Gov. Brown proposes $177 million for Exide lead contamination cleanup  
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Media Outlet: Los Angeles Times                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Gov. Jerry Brown wants state to put $176 million toward Exide cleanup  
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Media Outlet: cbsnews.com                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Toxic mess near Los Angeles left dangerous levels of lead in soil  
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Media Outlet: EGP                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Brown Announces $176.6M for Exide Cleanup  
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Media Outlet: la.streetsblog.org                             Date:  2/17/2016      
Headline:   Gov. Jerry Brown Asks Legislature for $176.6 Million to Expedite Lead Cleanup around Exide Plant  
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Media Outlet: Whittier Daily News                             Date:  11/30/2015      
Headline:   Whittier Nelles property developer must clean up hazardous waste  
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Media Outlet: Beverly Hills Courier                             Date:  11/27/2015      
Headline:   City Hall Makes Toxic Mistake  
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Media Outlet: Contra Costa Times                             Date:  11/9/2015      
Headline:   Richmond: Hazardous waste site to be cleaned up; owner goes to jail  
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Media Outlet: FOX 40                             Date:  11/3/2015      
Headline:   State Department of Toxic Substance Control Begins Work on Faulty Dam  
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Media Outlet: ABC 10                             Date:  11/3/2015      
Headline:   Dam below historic Argonaut Mine threatens city of Jackson  
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Media Outlet: KCRA                             Date:  11/3/2015      
Headline:   State warns foothills dam could collapse this winter  
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Media Outlet: Los Angeles Times                             Date:  10/2/2015      
Headline:   California's toxics enforcer is given sharper teeth  
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Media Outlet: FOX 40                             Date:  10/1/2015      
Headline:   State Begins Cleanup Efforts in Butte Fire Burn Area  
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Media Outlet: KCRA                             Date:  9/30/2015      
Headline:   Debris removal project underway at Calaveras County fire siteDebris removal project underway at Calaveras County fire site  
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Media Outlet: KRCR ABC 7                             Date:  9/24/2015      
Headline:   Crews tackle toxic waste left behind on fire damaged property  
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Media Outlet: SunNEWS                             Date:  9/23/2015      
Headline:   DTSC’s Emergency Response Unit to Clean Up Hazardous Waste from Wildfires  
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Media Outlet: Marin Independent Journal                             Date:  9/20/2015      
Headline:   San Rafael’s toxic PG&E plant site nears cleanup phase before sale  
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Media Outlet: Riverside Press-Enterprise                             Date:  9/1/2015      
Headline:   RIVERSIDE: Tests start at contentious old sewer plant site  
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Media Outlet: KPCC Southern California Public Radio                             Date:  8/27/2015      
Headline:   Wider Exide contamination hasn't sparked more blood lead tests  
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Media Outlet: The San Francisco Appeal                             Date:  7/23/2015      
Headline:   New Website Launched For Reporting Pollution Concerns In Bayview  
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Media Outlet: EGP News                             Date:  6/25/2015      
Headline:   ‘No Idling’ Regs Coming to Commerce  
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Media Outlet: Valley News                             Date:  6/22/2015      
Headline:   Clean-up of contaminated soil in Mecca set to begin tomorrow  
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Media Outlet: Pasadena Star-News                             Date:  6/7/2015      
Headline:   Arsenic removal begins Monday for California High football stadium project  
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Media Outlet: The Fashion Law and Business Report                             Date:  5/29/2015      
Headline:   Heavy Metal: Restrictions on the Sale of Jewelry in California  
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Media Outlet: Patch.com                             Date:  5/29/2015      
Headline:   EPA Giving Southland Communities $1Million For Cleanup  
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Media Outlet: The Sacramento Bee                             Date:  5/17/2015      
Headline:   Making those nails pretty often is hazardous work  
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Media Outlet: The New York Times                             Date:  5/15/2015      
Headline:   De Blasio Says New York Will Investigate Nail Industry Practices  
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Media Outlet: EGP News                             Date:  5/7/2015      
Headline:   DTSC Discloses Soil Sampling Results to Residents  
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Media Outlet: Switchboard - Blog                             Date:  4/27/2015      
Headline:   New California program is on a mission to reduce toxic chemicals in our everyday products  
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Media Outlet: Consumer Products Law Blog                             Date:  4/17/2015      
Headline:   CA issues final three-year work plan for green chemistry  
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Media Outlet: Escondido Neighbors United                             Date:  3/27/2015      
Headline:   Some Good News on Chatham: DTSC demands additional action on Creek cleanup!  
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Media Outlet: Times-Herald News                             Date:  3/24/2015      
Headline:   Bay Point: Removal of 'Shell Pond' polluted soil set to start in April  
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Media Outlet: Los Angeles Times                             Date:  3/21/2015      
Headline:   Exide faces a long, costly cleanup of closed Vernon plant  
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Media Outlet: KPCC Southern California Public Radio                             Date:  3/13/2015      
Headline:   Exide closure: Lead and arsenic removal from Vernon plant will take years  
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Media Outlet: San Gabriel Valley Tribune                             Date:  3/12/2015      
Headline:   Battery-recycler Exide agrees to close, raze buildings; escapes prosecution  
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Media Outlet: LA.STREETBLOG.ORG                             Date:  3/12/2015      
Headline:   Victory in Our Time: Exide Plant to Close for Good, First Phase of Clean-Up of Site to Begin Immediately  
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Media Outlet: YubaNet.com                             Date:  2/2/2015      
Headline:   Group of Former Customers to Take Over Groundwater Investigation at BKK Landfills Facility  
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Media Outlet: Los Angeles Business Journal                             Date:  1/30/2015      
Headline:   Downtown Businesses Fined for Selling Tainted Jewelry  
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Media Outlet: Los Angeles Times                             Date:  1/29/2015      
Headline:   Exide battery plant cited for hazardous waste violations  
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Media Outlet: 89.3 KPCC                             Date:  1/29/2015      
Headline:   Exide hit with 8 violations over Vernon battery recycling plant  
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Media Outlet: San Jose Mercury News                             Date:  11/25/2014      
Headline:   Redwood City: Metal recycling facility to pay $2.4 million to settle civil case  
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Media Outlet: Contra Costa Times                             Date:  11/24/2014      
Headline:   California recycler to pay $2.4 million over waste  
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Media Outlet: Richmond Confidential                             Date:  11/18/2014      
Headline:   Iron Triangle company shuttered over hazardous waste  
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Media Outlet: 89.3 KPCC                             Date:  11/6/2014      
Headline:   State regulators make tough demands of Vernon battery recycler  
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Media Outlet: The Sacramento Bee                             Date:  10/31/2014      
Headline:   New California Department of Toxic Substances Control head appointed  
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Media Outlet: SF Gate                             Date:  10/24/2014      
Headline:   Anglers angered over possible ban on lead weights, lures  
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Media Outlet: The Modesto Bee                             Date:  10/21/2014      
Headline:   State sues Army over Riverbank ammo waste  
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Media Outlet: Newswatch 12 KDRV                             Date:  9/23/2014      
Headline:   Dangerous Waste Removal in Weed Begins  
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Media Outlet: CalNewsroom.com                             Date:  7/30/2014      
Headline:   State Senate oversight office blasts “misleading” Consumer Watchdog report  
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Media Outlet: Sacramento Bee                             Date:  6/26/2014      
Headline:   State says FedEx Ground mishandled hazardous waste materials in California  
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Media Outlet: ABC News                             Date:  6/26/2014      
Headline:   California Accuses FedEx of Waste Violations  
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Media Outlet: Associated Press                             Date:  6/26/2014      
Headline:   CALIFORNIA ACCUSES FEDEX OF WASTE VIOLATIONS  
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Media Outlet: The Sacramento Bee                             Date:  5/27/2014      
Headline:   Editorial: California needs to clean up its own messes, not ship it to other states  
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Media Outlet: Seattle PI                             Date:  5/21/2014      
Headline:   California approves expansion of toxic waste site  
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Media Outlet: SFGate                             Date:  5/21/2014      
Headline:   California approves expansion of toxic waste site  
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Media Outlet: KFSN Channel 30                             Date:  5/21/2014      
Headline:   STATE APPROVES KETTLEMAN CITY CHEMICAL WASTE LANDFILL EXPANSION  
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Media Outlet: The Business Journal (Fresno)                             Date:  5/21/2014      
Headline:   State OKs expansion of Kettleman waste site  
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Media Outlet: The Fresno Bee                             Date:  5/21/2014      
Headline:   State approves expansion of controversial Kettleman Hills hazardous waste landfill  
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Media Outlet: Washington Post                             Date:  5/21/2014      
Headline:   California approves expansion of toxic waste site  
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