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  • Schiff legislation would set clock on new chromium-6 limits

    Schiff legislation would set clock on new chromium-6 limits
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today introduced legislation that would set a deadline for establishing a new federal cap on chromium 6 contamination in drinking water. The move comes two weeks after the congressman on the Environmental Protection Agency to...
  • 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...
  • EPA focuses on water clean-up

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials are interviewing Burbank and Glendale residents to get feedback on their ongoing efforts to clean up decades-old contaminated ground water. The confidential, 30-minute interviews were conducted this week and...
  • $550K dedicated to removing cancer agent from groundwater

    Glendale Water & Power plans to spend another $550,000 on a research project for stripping cancer-causing chromium 6 from local groundwater that already has cost $7.8 million. City officials say they need to make the expenditure because the current...
  • City to throw more money at water contamination study

    City to throw more money at water contamination study
    The costs keep piling up as a project to study chromium 6 removal becomes a bigger expense than expected for Glendale, which has been trudging through nine years of research to strip the cancer-causing contaminant from groundwater. Although the City...
  • EPA digs into city's chromium 6 levels

    EPA digs into city's chromium 6 levels
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to install 30 wells in the Glendale-Burbank region in March to monitor levels of chromium 6 in underground water to get a fuller picture of how extensive the contamination is. The move is another step in the...
  • Antonovich slams agencies for slow progress on chromium-6

    Antonovich slams agencies for slow progress on chromium-6
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich today slammed public health officials for “pathetic bureaucratic inertia” in establishing new maximum allowed levels of chromium-6 in public drinking water. The California Department of Public...
  • Schiff calls for faster pace in finding maximum chromium 6 levels in drinking water

    Schiff calls for faster pace in finding maximum chromium 6 levels in drinking water
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) took the California Department of Public Health to task Monday for “dragging its feet” on setting new limits on chromium 6 in drinking water, adding to a growing chorus of frustration among local officials. In...
  • Water board wraps chromium 6 investigation at Walt Disney Studios

    Water board wraps chromium 6 investigation at Walt Disney Studios
    The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board has concluded an investigation into contamination on the site of the Walt Disney Studios, a senior board official said. The agency’s decision comes a day after The Times reported the board, along...