Angela Johnson Meszaros

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Angela Johnson Meszaros at UCLA discusses Quemetco’s Lead Legacy: A Cycle of Injustice and Contamination in Southern California

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A new report details how Quemetco — the last remaining secondary lead smelter in California — has exploited a failed regulatory structure that does little to protect people and the environment. The report documents the resulting and devastating impacts of hazardous operations at Quemetco that poison the air, soil, water, and surrounding communities.