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Chromium

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Senators Boxer, Feinstein Call For Ban On Tap Water Carcinogen

Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein want the Environmental Protection Agency to protect the public from hexavalent chromium.

12/21/2010

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Carcinogen Levels In Riverside Water Among Tops In US

Researchers say tap water in Riverside has some of the highest levels in the nation of a known deadly toxin.

12/20/2010

Krystal Park, 13, reads a small sign across the street from her house warning of "nonpotable water", which in fact contains hexavalent chromium in the Mojave Desert town of Hinkley, CA, west of Barstow. Krystal Park, 13, reads a small sign across the street from her house warning of "nonpotable water", which in fact contains hexavalent chromium, July 19, 2001 in the Mojave Desert town of Hinkley, CA, west of Barstow. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Toxic Plume Spreads In ‘Brockovich’ Calif. Desert Town

Regulators say water wells near the town made famous by the movie “Erin Brockovich” are showing increased concentrations of cancer-causing chromium.

11/09/2010

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