AB 142:

Ongoing Funding for Cleanup of Lead Contamination

Amends the Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Act of 2016 in order to provide ongoing funding for the cleanup of lead contamination, which has devastating consequences including cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm, caused by lead acid battery smelting facilities throughout the state, including communities near the site of the former Exide battery plant in Los Angeles County.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported


Passed Assembly 55-19

Passed Senate 28-10

Signed by Governor Newsom

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