Latest Erin Brockovich Stories

2014-07-21 20:22:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today environmental activist and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich announced her support for Prop 46, the November ballot initiative that

2012-08-28 23:01:03

The Judge in the Tennessee Valley Authority coal fly ash spill lawsuit handed down an opinion and order on Thursday, holding in favor of some 800 residents of Roane County, TN whose properties

2011-01-13 08:50:00

Following reports from an environmental group last month that showed drinking water in over 30 US cities contained too much of a potential carcinogen, the EPA has asked communities from coast to coast to step up testing for the agent.

2011-01-11 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York-based law firm Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has been invited by a number of Marshall County, WV residents to address the adverse effects of unconventional natural gas drilling in their community. The firm will host an informational meeting at 7 p.m.

2011-01-10 00:00:50

Alarming New Study Points to Widespread Tap Water Contamination San Diego, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 08, 2011 A study released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) provided the first ever survey of the suspected carcinogen hexavalent chromium in the nation’s tap water.

2011-01-07 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York based law firm, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.

2010-12-28 13:42:00

NEWBURY, Ohio, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that tap water in 89 percent of the cities tested contains hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium-6.

2010-12-21 00:01:51

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) today released a report raising concerns about the presence of chromium VI – also known as hexavalent chromium – in 31 of 35 water supplies it tested.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.