Published on May 29, 2021
‘I might not have a lot of time left’ — This woman says every member of her family has illnesses due to chemical exposure.
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This woman and her family lives approximately a mile and a half from the now-shuttered Exide Technologies battery recycling plant. The battery recycling plant closed permanently in 2015, but not before it spewed toxic chemical pollution like lead and arsenic into the surrounding environment for decades.
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