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Exide Technologies & Related Information 

This Web page was created to keep residents generally informed about issues related to Exide Technologies, located south of downtown Frisco.  This page may be updated as information becomes available to Frisco.  Please note that the items posted on this page are for informational purposes only and such postings are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all matters related to Exide Technologies.  Also, Frisco has not necessarily confirmed the accuracy of information posted hereon that is not drafted by, or at the direction of, Frisco. All citizens are encouraged to visit Frisco’s website on a routine basis for notice of  meetings regarding Exide Technologies, which are open to the public, and to attend the same.

October 2015

Ambient Lead Monitoring Data - 10.27.15; 11.15.15 (received)

Design Values Draft - 10.27.15 

September 2015
July 2015
June 2015
AMBIENT LEAD MONITORING DATA - 6.29.15; 7.15.15 (received)
TCEQ COMMENTS FOR GRAND PARK VCP/PRAA 2 - 6.15.15 ; 6.12.15 (received)
May 2015
AMBIENT LEAD MONITORING DATA -  5.15 ; 6.18.15 (received)
DESIGN VALUES DRAFT - 3 - 5.15 ; 6.18.15 (received)
April 2015


July 2014 
Progress report - 07.15.14


June 2014
May 2014
StewArt Creek extension approval - 05.05.14 April 2014


March 2014
Supplemental site investigation of Stewart Creek  - 03.05.14 (file too large to post - available at City Hall)
Northeast Stewart Creek, Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) - 3-5-14
Southwest Geoscience BaCkground Study - Part 2 - 03.04.14February 2014

January 2014

December 2013


'Proofs of Claim' filed by TCEQ on Exide bankruptcy

Exide environmental claim

Bankruptcy court form

Exide Bow Tie Claim 1-2

Exide Bow Tie Claim 1-3

Exide Bow Tie Claim 1-4

Exide Bow Tie Claim 1-5

Exide Bow Tie Claim 1-6

Exide Bow Tie Claim 1-7

VCP Fees Claim

Claim Form  

TCEQ comments on the 0ct. 2013 Grand Park APA Workplan

VCP application Northeast stewart creek property

November 2013

TCEQ APAR conditional approval of response to TCEQ, EPA comments

Exide's Interim Action Work Plan

Monthly Status Update for VCP #2592 (Grand Park)

Q & A related to Exide Plant Closure and proposed Remediation Procedures - 11-8-13

October 2013

Exide response to TCEQ, EPA Comments

Exide response - attached schedule

APA work plan for future Grand Park site

TCEQ letter, comments on Exide Technologies Risk Assessment, Property Assessment reports

TCEQ comments on Exide Screening Ecological Level Risk Assessment

EPA comments on Exide Affected Property Assessment Report

September 2013TCEQ 'Notice of Enforcement for Investigations at Exide Frisco Battery Recycling Plant'

City of Frisco’s comments on the Revised Class 2 Landfill Groundwater Monitoring Plan submitted to TCEQ by Exide Technologies  

City of Frisco’s comments on the Affected Property Assessment Report (APAR) for the Former Operating Plant submitted by Exide Technologies on July 10, 2013

August 2013

Stewart Creek Sediment Sampling Data and Draft Maps:

GSA TC32298.pdf

GSA TC32707.pdf

Stewart Creek Sed Sampling North.pdf

Stewart Creek Sed Sampling South.pdf

756036_fr_TRRP with COC.PDF

756036 Data

756280_fr_TRRP with COC.PDF

756280 DaTA

756304_fr_TRRP with COC.PDF

756304 DatA 56307_fr_TRRP with COC.PDF

756307 Data

756325_fr_TRRP with COC.PDF

756325 Data

756761 COC.PDF


75761 Data

July 2013
Joinder in the TCEQ objection to DIP

Debtor-in-Possession (DIP) Financing Order

Proof of Claim, City of Frisco

Proof of Claim, Frisco Economic Development Corporation

Proof of Claim, Frisco Community Development Corporation

Declaration of Wade Wheatley, Case No. 13-11482
     Exhibit 1
     Exhibit 2
     Exhibit 3
     Exhibit 4
     Exhibit 5
     Exhibit 6
     Exhibit 7
     Exhibit 8  

Declaration of Henry Hill, Case No. 13-11482
     Exhibit A
     Exhibit B
     Exhibit C
     Exhibit D
     Exhibit E
     Exhibit F 

INTERIM REPORT:  Visual Survey of Stewart Creek, May 14, 2013

TCEQ Acceptance Letter for the Grand Park Property VCP

VCP Application for Proposed Grand Park Area (Rev. 1 - 7-15-2013)

VCP Application for Proposed Grand Park Area

December 2012
Frisco Recycling Center Shutdown Informational Website

Stewart Creek Voluntary Clean Up Program (VCP) Application for J Parcel Area:  
VCP Application for J Parcel Area with Attachments A and B
    VCP Application J Parcel Area Attachment C - 1
    VCP Application J Parcel Area Attachment C - 2
    VCP Application J Parcel Area Attachment C - 3

TCEQ VCP Eligibility Letter    Dated 12.07.12


June 4, 2012
City of Frisco, Frisco CDC and Frisco EDC approve plan to purchase land surrounding Exide plant

Letter of Thanks regarding Exide agreement form Mayor Maher Maso


May 31, 2012
Exide Technologies and City of Frisco reach tentative agreement

April 26, 2012
Notice of EPA & TCEQ Lead Open House May 21

April 19, 2012
city of frisco Responds to Direct Mail Piece, "Which Side Are You On?"

November 21, 2011
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) – Dallas-Fort Worth:
Lead Latest Planning Activities

DSHS Frisco Blood Lead Testing Final Report
(View the final report from the Texas Department of State Health Services dated August 26, 2011)

DSHS Blood Lead Testing Clinic Community Meeting
Frisco residents who participated in the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Blood Lead Testing Clinic are invited to a Community Meeting, hosted by DSHS, on Tuesday, August 30.  The meeting  begins at 7 p.m. at the Frisco Council Chambers, located inside the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.  Residents will learn about the results from blood lead testing clinic conducted in March 2011.  DSHS agency representatives will be available to speak with citizens beginning at 6 p.m., prior to the start of meeting. DSHS is also mailing clinic participants a meeting notice.  For more information, call Tina Walker at (512) 776-2932 or David Rivera at (512) 776-6572.

August 1, 2011
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an Administrative Order to Exide Technologies, Inc. on August 1, 2011. View a copy of the order, forwarded by the EPA to the City of Frisco on August 2, 2011.  

View the Exide Technologies paid advertisement published in Frisco Enterprise July 22, 2011 and Dallas Morning News on July 24, 2011.  The City of Frisco is posting this advertisements for informational purposes, only.

TCEQ to Host Public Hearing in Frisco July 28 

(July 19, 2011) The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) will host a public hearing in Frisco on Thursday, July 28 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers inside the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.  The purpose of this hearing is to receive comment concerning revisions to the state implementation plan (SIP)... read more on meeting and how to submit comments.

View the Notice of Public Hearing from the TCEQ dated July 7, 2011____________________________________________________________________________________

Exide Technologies to Hold Community Meeting for Frisco Residents on April 13

Frisco Blood Lead Exposure Investigation 
(March 7, 2011) In response to community concerns, staff from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will be conducting an exposure investigation March 24 - 27, 2011 in Frisco, Texas... read more

Results of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Frisco Neighborhood Soil Summary taken from public areas within one mile of the Exide Technologies Frisco, TX plant. 

(January 13, 2011)
TCEQ: Lead Stakeholder Group Meeting to be held in Frisco January 19

The EPA issued a rule designating a Nonattainment Area with an effective date of December 31, 2010.  The attached map reflects the boundaries of the area.

On November 24, 2010 the EPA provided a template for technical support document concerning Exide Technologies.

On November 4, 2010 Exide Technologies has announced that testing for blood lead concentration is now available for all residents of the City of Frisco, at no charge.  Exide will be responsible for all expenses incurred for the blood draw and testing... read moreReview the blood lead testing program procedures.

On October 7, 2010 City Manager George Purefoy wrote a letter to Frisco citizens concerning Exide Technologies.

On September 1, 2010 the City of Frisco received a letter from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regarding recent news reports about air quality in Frisco neighborhoods and schools.... read the letter

On August 13, 2010 the City of Frisco sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding “Comments on the Re-designation of the Lead Nonattainment Area of Collin County, Texas”... read the letter.

Citizen Cory Jensen submitted the following written inquiry:  "Why were they (Exide) given an extension to meet 2009 standards of .15?"
The following is the verbatim response from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)... read TCEQ response.

On October 30, 2009 Exide Technologies sent a letter to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) asking to withdraw their application to expand the Frisco plant... read the letter.

On October 23, 2009 the City of Frisco received notice Exide Technologies agreed to withdraw an application to expand the Frisco plant... read the press release. View the letter.

On October 20, 2009 during its regularly scheduled city council meeting, the Frisco City Council voted unanimously to authorize City Manager George Purefoy to draft a letter to Exide asking for the company to withdraw its permit application with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to expand production at the battery recycling plant. 

What action has the City of Frisco taken?

On October 19, 2009 Mayor Maher Maso and City Manager George Purefoy drove to Austin to meet with the Executive Director of TCEQ.  Click here to read the e-mail from Frisco’s City Manager to the Mayor and Council, summarizing the meeting with TCEQ. *This e-mail was among four documents shared with the public during the Town Hall meeting, October 19, 2009.      

On November 24, 2008, the City of Frisco wrote TCEQ about concerns that Exide’s requested permit amendment will authorize lead emissions in excess of the actual current level at Exide’s Frisco facility. The City also specifically requested a contested case hearing on the matter. Click here to read the correspondence in its entirety. *This letter was among four documents shared with the public during the Town Hall meeting, October 19, 2009.        

What can I do?

TCEQ advises anyone concerned about the permit amendment can send in a protest letter, adding residents and property owners within a one mile radius of the emissions point (smokestack) should have standing to require an evidentiary hearing at the State Office of Administrative Hearings. 

Click here for a sample protest letter.  *This sample protest letter was among four documents shared with the public during the Town Hall meeting on October 19, 2009.   


Click here to see map detailing one (1) and two (2) mile radius around Exide Technologies. *This map was one of four documents shared with the public during the Town Hall meeting, October 20, 2009.

What is the TCEQ saying?

Click here to read a letter, dated October 20, 2009, from TCEQ to a citizen regarding Exide Technologies.  The letter provides explanation of nonattainment area as well as Exide Annual Lead Emissions vs. Ambient Concentrations.

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