A judge has ordered state health officials to establish a safe drinking water standard for the cancer-causing chemical made famous in the film “Erin Brockovich.”
The cancer-causing chemical made infamous in a Hollywood blockbuster is now the focus of a widening EPA investigation in the San Fernando Valley.
California would limit the level of a known carcinogen in tap water under legislation proposed by a state lawmaker.
A California state study has not revealed elevated cancer levels in the town of Hinkley, a small desert community whose struggles with contaminated groundwater inspired the award-winning “Erin Brockovich.”
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has proposed buying up to 100 properties, including homes, in a California desert town where a spreading toxic plume is contaminating groundwater with cancer-causing chrominum 6.