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What we can expect from the Quemetco lead contamination testing




Quemetco in the City of Industry recycles 600 tons of lead from batteries each day. The battery recycler is pictured here on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015.
Quemetco in the City of Industry recycles 600 tons of lead from batteries each day. The battery recycler is pictured here on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015.
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KPCC's Environment reporter Molly Peterson looked into the Department of Toxic Substances Control's recent lead contamination investigation at Quemetco, Inc.

Peterson spoke with host Alex Cohen about what she found in her reporting.