Hexavalent Chromium

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Chromium-6 Found In Evanston Water

Reports have already in December revealed that Chicago water has traces of the toxic metal hexavalent chromium, and it turns out the water in Evanston has it too – and actually a little bit more of it.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2011

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Chromium-6 Polluting Indiana Drinking Water

A report out Monday says the cancer-causing chemical made famous in the movie “Erin Brockovich” is finding its way into drinking water in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2011

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City To Test Water For Cancer-Causing Metal

The City of Chicago will begin testing for the substance hexavalent chromium, after a study found high levels of the cancer-causing metal in tap water in the city and suburbs.

WBBM Newsradio–01/12/2011

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City Assures Public That Water Is Safe

In the wake of a report on a cancer-causing metal in the City’s tap water, the Daley Administration is assuring the public the drinking water is safe.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2010

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Report: Cancer-Causing Metal In Chicago Water

There’s a new scientific study in the news that says alarming amounts of a cancer-causing metal have been found in Chicago drinking water. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

CBS 2–12/20/2010