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  • Chromium 6 cleanup slated for contaminated lot

    Chromium 6 cleanup slated for contaminated lot
    Despite efforts to stop it, the chemical Chromium 6 has been seeping into Glendale groundwater for years at the site of a defunct plating company. By early next month, that will start to change. Ralphs Grocery Co. plans to finalize the purchase of the...
  • In 2013, much awaits Glendale

    In 2013, much awaits Glendale
    The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in the...
  • California health officials postpone new chromium 6 limit levels

    A decision by California public health officials to delay proposing a new limit for chromium 6 in drinking water frustrated an array of officials this week who say enough time and money has been spent studying the issue. Millions of dollars have been...
  • State reduces chromium 6 limit allowed in drinking water

    The California Department of Public Health has set a draft limit for a water contaminant known as chromium 6 at 10 parts per billion, significantly lower than the current cap of 50 parts per billion for total chromium in drinking water. The state agency...
  • Officials displeased with draft setting chromium 6 levels for drinking water

    While welcoming a draft of a proposed and long-awaited limit on the drinking water contaminant chromium 6, local politicians said they fear the state standard doesn’t go far enough. The California Department of Public Health on Thursday set a...
  • Glendale prepares for long term cost of chromium 6 removal

    Glendale prepares for long term cost of chromium 6 removal
    After overseeing a multi-million dollar project to research high-tech methods for stripping ground water of the cancer-causing element chromium 6, Glendale officials this week set aside hundreds of thousands more to figure out how to make the process...
  • Utility working on chromium 6 removal

    CITY HALL — Regional water officials have been discussing progress on a Glendale Water & Power chromium 6 removal project, as the utility awaits millions in reimbursement from the state. Last week, the advisory committee for the $5-million multi-...
  • Chromium deep-sixed

    When Clark Magnet High School student Saro Meguerdijian learned last spring about the presence of hexavalent chromium in local groundwater, he began mentally working through a solution. Hexavalent chromium, a cancer-causing carcinogen also known as...
  • State still owes on water project

    State still owes on water project
    CITY HALL — Stalled reimbursements for a multi-million dollar chromium 6 removal project could lead Glendale Water & Power officials to suspend the operation, they said. Because the chromium-stripping facilities have been turned on, levels of...
  • Schiff aims to help small businesses

    With small business still the missing link in the slow-and-go economic recovery, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is bringing together numerous government agencies and business groups for a daylong Small Business Assistance and Career Opportunity Fair on Aug....
  • Plans resume to 86 chromium 6

    CITY HALL — Glendale Water & Power officials are pushing to expand a multimillion-dollar chromium 6 removal project after long-stalled state funding was freed up. The stalled grant reimbursements from the state had prompted utility officials to...
  • Briefly in the News

    State sends $1.9M for chromium 6 project Glendale Water & Power officials on Tuesday announced that they had received a long-awaited state reimbursement for $1.9 million toward ongoing efforts to remove chromium 6 from underground aquifers. As of July,...