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RT @laura_nelson: Faced with a controversial decision to widen the 710 Freeway, the @metrolosangeles board backed away and delayed th… https://t.co/v07U0qoVjT
“We’re also looking at other ways we might be able to move cleanup forward." Lee adds. "I would have been much happier if I were here announcing a signed contract."
DTSC Dir. Lee: As state seeks new Exide contractor, it will clean more of the worst-contaminated homes using authority to take "time-critical" action. Background on that program:  http://lat.ms/2ilIOCs 
What does this mean? Thousands of families who have lived with lead contamination in their yards and homes for years will have to wait even longer for cleanup
More news: Negotiations failed with the contractor the state had selected to clean thousands of homes of brain-damaging lead. "We came to the conclusion that they would be unable to conduct the cleanup," DTSC Director Barbara Lee says.
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