Scientists Say No Need for Alarm Over Chromium-6 in Drinking Water

Hexavalent chromium, the chemical made famous by the 2000 film "Erin Brockovich," is once again in the news after an environmental organization released a report indicating that the chemical has contaminated drinking water in more than 30 cities nationwide. The Environmental Working Group tested tap water in 35 cities and found hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6, in 31 of the cities. Chromium-6 was the same chemical that had seeped into the groundwater of Hinkley, Calif., where Erin...Full Story
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