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  • $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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Disney chromium 6 discharge 'within guidelines'

    Disney chromium 6 discharge 'within guidelines'
    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 Los Angeles Times reported that...
  • 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...
  • Schiff turns up the heat on EPA to release chromium 6 report

    Schiff turns up the heat on EPA to release chromium 6 report
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...