| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:00 AM
After more than a decade and nearly $9 million, Glendale is nearing the end of its research into the water contaminant chromium 6.
After the City Council this week approved using $536,000 to put the final touches on the research project, officials said...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Glendale Water & Power has started testing a new filtration method to strip chromium 6 from groundwater and plans to start the process for other techniques next month. Previous methods have had some drawbacks, prompting the fresh approaches....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) increased pressure on the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday to issue a long-awaited final report on the health impact of water tainted with chromium 6 on humans, calling the slow progress “unconscionable.”...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:07 AM
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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday 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 called on the Environmental...
| Apr 1, 2012
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...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 2:38 PM
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-...
| Nov 17, 2010
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...
| Jul 13, 2010
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...
| Jul 29, 2010
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....
| Dec 18, 2010
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...