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Exide hit with federal grand jury subpoena over Vernon battery plant
Exide hit with federal grand jury subpoena over Vernon battery plant

A federal grand jury is investigating Exide Technologies over emissions of harmful pollutants from its Vernon battery recycling plant, according to a financial disclosure filed this week. Exide on Aug. 8 received a “grand jury subpoena from the Department of Justice in the Central District of California in connection with a criminal investigation involving its Vernon, California recycling facility,” according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The subpoena requested “documents relating to materials transportation and air emissions,” in an investigation targeting the company and “certain unidentified individuals,” according...

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