Get The Lead Out!​

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Questionnaire & Household Visit
  • Participate in a community survey about the impacts of Exide and lead pollution
  • Test the soil in your home for lead (Pb) and arsenic (As)



Community Action Plan
  • Receive results from residential soil sampling that tests for lead (Pb) and arsenic (As)
  • Get Involved in developing a community action plan
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Resource Library
  • Blood Lead Testing

Public Agency

Role in Lead Poisoning Prevention


Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

Tasked with enforcing hazardous waste laws, reducing hazardous waste generation, restoring contaminated resources, and encouraging the manufacture of chemically safer products. Lead agency for the Exide remediation.

Regulates companies that handle hazardous waste under the authority of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976.

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)

Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OLPPP)

Mission to reduce exposure of children and adult workers to lead.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Acts of 1986 and 1989 established the CLPPP within the CDPH. In addition, the California Health and Safety Code mandates medical laboratories to report cases of children with elevated blood lead levels (EBLLs) to the California Department of Health Services. Since passage of SB 460 medical laboratories are required to report all blood lead levels, California Health and Safety Code Sections 105185–105195 established the OLPPP.


California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA)

Responsible for overseeing worker health and safety on the job.

Establishes permissible exposure limits, medical surveillance, special protective measures, and exposure monitoring.

South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD)

Regulation of air emissions from all facilities that use or process lead containing materials. Enforces federal and regional air quality standards.

Regulates air emissions under the Title V permit program.

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (County Health)

Investigates cases of elevated blood lead levels (EBLLs) in children.

Under contract to the CDPH.


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