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Carcinogen in tap water poisoning more than 200 million Americans

by Damon Michaels in Environment 0

By: Vicki Batts Erin Brockovich brought chromium-6 to fame when she railed against a power company that had been polluting the water in Hinkley, California. Ms. Brockovich put water pollution under the spotlight 25 years ago, and yet, in spite of all that she accomplished, chromium-6 is still being found in water supplies nationwide. Almost three decades have passed since Ms. Brockovich first brought the toxicity of hexavalent chromium to light. A recent analysis of federal data led by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), has made some shocking discoveries about the prevalence of this toxin in the water supply . The data was gathered across the country via drinking water tests , and shows that the compound has infiltrated water [...]

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