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Supervisor Solis’ Statement on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Allowing Exide to Abandon Toxic Battery Recycling Facility in Vernon

2020-10-16T17:36:56-07:00October 16th, 2020|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware ruled that Exide Technologies may abandon its shuttered battery recycling facility in Vernon, leaving California taxpayers to pay for the massive cleanup of lead and other toxic pollutants at the site and in surrounding East and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Supreme Court Allowing the Trump Administration to Halt Census Count

2020-10-13T17:45:33-07:00October 13th, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States allowed the Trump administration's request to halt the census count while an appeal plays out: "I am utterly disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the federal government can stop counting for the 2020 census. [...]

Los Angeles County to Address the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 Through Action by Supervisor Solis

2020-10-13T12:51:04-07:00October 13th, 2020|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the Department of Health Services and the Department of Mental Health, to report back in 30 days regarding COVID-19 survivors and long-term symptoms and the need for [...]

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to Oppose Proposition 22 Through Action by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis

2020-10-13T12:39:08-07:00October 13th, 2020|In the news, Jobs, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the Board to take an official position to oppose Proposition 22 (Prop 22), which will exploit workers by creating a legal channel for app-based companies, such as Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and Postmates, to not [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Proclaiming the Week of October 25-31, 2020 as National Lead Poising Prevention Week and Exide’s Lead Contamination of East and Southeast Los Angeles Communities

2020-10-13T11:36:04-07:00October 13th, 2020|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the Board to proclaim the week of October 25-31, 2020 as National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and highlighting Exide’s lead contamination of East and Southeast Los Angeles communities: “There is no safe level of lead [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the Proposed Exide Bankruptcy Settlement/Consent Decree Proceedings

2020-10-12T16:11:55-07:00October 6th, 2020|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on the proposed Exide bankruptcy settlement/Consent Decree proceedings: “The proposed settlement/Consent Decree between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the former Exide battery recycling facility in Vernon, California, is an insult to the Exide-affected communities and an environmental injustice. It fails to hold Exide and its predecessors [...]