Paging Ms. Brokovich

    The Environmental Working Group has found what it calls “unacceptable” levels of hexavalent chromium in tap water around Villanova. Also known as chromium-6, the chemical was the subject of the base-on-a-true-story movie “Erin Brokovich.” Thirty-one of 35 samples taken around the country show traces of the cancer-causing element.

    Meggan Kole details the study and the reaction of local water utility Aqua Pennsylvania, which reports the hexavalent chromium levels found in local waters are within safety limits.


    Feed the Feed with your Festivus grievances about water contamination.

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