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Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste
Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste

In a wide range of bill signings Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown approved measures to expand privacy rights for students online and crack down on ill-behaved professional sports team owners. He also signed a bill setting a deadline for Exide Technologies' battery recycling plant in Vernon to comply with hazardous-waste laws, while vetoing broader changes to the state's toxic substances regulator. Scores of bills still await Brown's consideration before a midnight Tuesday deadline to act on bills including several gun control proposals, a package of ethics-related measures and a proposed statewide ban on disposable plastic bags. Brown signed a pair of bills Monday to protect...

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