A group of Moorpark parents who have children suffering from brain tumors are wondering whether the connection is a fluke or indicative of a bigger problem.
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 Carson City Council voted Monday to declare a state of local emergency over polluted soil in one local neighborhood.
Brockovich, 52, of Agoura Hills, Calif., was released from the Clark County Detention Center after posting $1,000 bail.
Pacific Gas and Electric (AKA PG&E) has offered to buy hundreds of homes and relocate the families after their plant polluted the groundwater of Hinkley.
Environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the California Department of Public Health for failing to establish a safe drinking water standard for the cancer-causing chemical made famous in the film “Erin Brockovich.”
Celebrity hairstylist with a rockin’ background opens new salon with a rock-star-studded party. Last Thursday, celebrity hairstylist Kristoff Ball celebrated the opening of his new Beverly Hills salon with a party produced by Brent Bolthouse. […]
State environmental regulators say they have settled on an acceptable level for the carcinogen hexavalent chromium in drinking water, the first step in protecting the public.
California would limit the level of a known carcinogen in tap water under legislation proposed by a state lawmaker.
Researchers say tap water in Riverside has some of the highest levels in the nation of a known deadly toxin.
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.”
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency in Barstow, where excessive levels of a chemical found in rocket fuel has left the water supply contaminated.
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.
Regulators say water wells near the town made famous by the movie “Erin Brockovich” are showing increased concentrations of cancer-causing chromium.