Exide to pay $15,000 fine, reduce discharge of lead

Dec 02, 2008 | 12:10 PM | Michael Marley

Exide Technologies has agreed to pay a $15,000 fine and to reduce the amount of lead being washed into a creek from the company's Reading, Pa., lead smelter, Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said.

The fine covers past effluent overflows and ongoing untreated stormwater discharges from the smelter, the state's environmental agency said.....

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