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Resource ID: #17074
Subject: Pollution
Source: Los Angeles Times
Date: Aug. 22, 2000 to Nov. 29, 2000


The Los Angeles Times examines the issue of chromium 6 in the ground water of dozens of area wells. The Times discovers that the state has been slow to implement new standards for chromium 6 in part due to the economic stress it would place on consumers. Chromium 6, made famous by the movie Erin Brockovich, is poisonous to humans and is believed to cause certain kinds of cancer. This entry includes the Times continuing coverage of the controversy as well as editorials.

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