Calif. Lawmakers Blast Claims Deadline In Exide Bankruptcy

Law360, Wilmington (October 18, 2013, 3:57 PM EDT) -- Two California state senators who represent an area near bankrupt Exide Technologies Inc.’s battery recycling plant — which has been the subject of intense environmental scrutiny — asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge Thursday to extend the looming claims deadline for people asserting pollution-related injuries against the debtor.

State senators Kevin De Leon and Ricardo Lara — Democrats who represent California’s 22nd and 33rd Senate districts, respectively — sent a letter to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey, stating they were “gravely concerned” that with the Oct....
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