Bankrupt Exide Sues Calif. Regulator Over Plant Shutdown

Law360, Los Angeles (June 14, 2013, 8:31 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt Exide Technologies Inc. on Thursday sued to reverse the California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s April decision to shutter its Vernon, Calif.-based battery recycling plant, saying the agency relied on an unenforceable standard for air pollution levels and had no evidence the plant was an immediate environmental threat.

Exide filed a petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday for a writ of mandate compelling the DTSC to lift its order suspending the plant’s operations, accusing the agency of abusing its powers and severely damaging...
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