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  • 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...
  • Glendale Water & Power to test chromium 6 filtration method

    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....
  • Schiff pushes EPA to release information on chromium 6 contamination

    Schiff pushes EPA to release information on chromium 6 contamination
    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.”...
  • 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...
  • Water probe involves Disney

    Water probe involves Disney
    Federal and state regulators are investigating whether a vintage air conditioning system at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank played a role in contaminating groundwater with chromium 6, a cancer-causing heavy metal widely used in aerospace manufacturing...
  • Chromium 6 removal process could cost $27 million over two decades

    Chromium 6 removal process could cost $27 million over two decades
    For the first time, a Glendale research team testing methods for stripping chromium 6 from groundwater has released an estimate for how much it will cost long term — putting the tab at up to $27 million over 20 years. The costs will be a key...
  • 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...