Facility's application to renew its hazardous waste permit is pending.
February 20, 2019
by Kelly Maile
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday agreed to send a letter urging state and regional environmental agencies to oppose the expansion of a lead-acid battery recycling and smelting plant in Industry, California.
Quemetco operates on 13 acres and recycles about 10 million used lead-based car batteries per year to produce 120,000 tons of recycled lead for new products, according to its website.