Reporter Joe Rubin explains how California’s public health department dropped the ball in a Bay Area contamination case.
Santa Clara County has not revealed how many of the children who attended a now-shuttered gymnastics facility have been tested for lead.
Guns spewed lead dust. Child gymnasts trained. California regulators failed to act.
Financial assurance flaws leave taxpayers potentially liable for massive clean-up costs.
California allocated $176 million to test and clean 2,500 lead-threatened properties surrounding the closed Exide battery plant near downtown Los Angeles. To date only 335 parcels have been cleaned.