Hexavalent Chromium-6 Found in 31 U.S. Cities’ Tap Water

The cancer causing chemical compound Hexavalent Chromium has tainted the tap water of many US Cities. The drinking water safety of Americans is not getting any better as previously thought. Erin Brockovich’s job is not done

PBS’s investigative journalism is exposing the truth about our drinking water safety.

This graph represents the amounts of chromium in each city by surface area… Continue reading

Drinking Water Safety: Hexavalent Chromium Back In The News

The compound, hexavalent chromium is back in the news 19 years since it gained infamy in the Oscar-winning film Erin Brockovich.

The drama continues today in real life. More than 70 million Americans drink traces of chromium every day in their tap water, according to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research organization.

In 2010, EPA scientists discovered the chemical compound, hexavalent chromium, and came to a startling… Continue reading