Shanghai Shuts Down 2 Plants Over Lead Emissions
China's state news agency Xinhua reported Friday that the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau had shut down operations at a battery plant operated by Milwaukee-based Johnson. Lead-emitting operations at another plant, operated by Shanghai Xinming Auto Accessories Co., were also suspended.
The government said Johnson, a billion-dollar company that makes lead-based car batteries, was the bigger...
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