Media Advisory

Barbara A. Lee, Director

February 17, 2016

Contact: Sanford (Sandy) Nax
(916) 327-6114

News Media Call-In Regarding Exide Technologies

SACRAMENTO – Following Governor Brown’s announcement of a $176.6 million cleanup plan for Exide in Vernon, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control will hold a media availability to discuss details of that plan and next steps.

View Governor Brown’s News Release

Who: DTSC Director Barbara A. Lee

When: Feb. 17, 2016, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Call-in number: 1-888-282-1748
Participant Code: 6391698

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FOR GENERAL INQUIRIES: Contact the Department of Toxic Substances Control by phone at (800) 728-6942 or visit To report illegal handling, discharge, or disposal of hazardous waste, call the Waste Alert Hotline at (800) 698-6942.

The mission of DTSC is to protect California’s people and environment from harmful effects of toxic substances by restoring contaminated properties, enforcing hazardous waste law, reducing hazardous waste generation, and encouraging the manufacture of chemically safer products.