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2010-12-20 09:10:00

Hexavalent chromium--a substance dubbed a "probable carcinogen" by the National Toxicology Program--has been found in the drinking water of 31 US cities.

2010-12-13 11:36:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based law firm, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.

2010-10-12 17:07:32

The metal chromium is an essential nutrient for plant and animal metabolism, but it can accumulate to toxic and hazardous levels in the environment when discharged in industrial waste water; a point made infamous by the movie Erin Brockovich.

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2009-08-18 19:09:24

Film star Julia Roberts is heading to Rome this week to work on the upcoming big-screen adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir Eat, Pray, Love, ANSA said. Roberts, who has acted on-screen only sporadically in recent years because she wanted to stay home with her three young children, is best known for her roles in the romantic comedies Pretty Woman and My Best Friend's Wedding.

2009-01-28 15:13:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Judges from California, Illinois, New York, and Pennsylvania are appearing on the faculty of the "Emerging Trends in Asbestos Litigation Conference" scheduled for March 9-11, 2009 at The Four Seasons in Beverly Hills.

2008-10-03 09:00:00

It is a story heard all across the country: corporations pollute a community's groundwater with harmful chemicals and then try to evade responsibility.

2008-09-29 21:00:22

Ellen DeGeneres has recorded a series of phone messages that are an urgent reminder for women: Help yourself fight breast cancer.

2008-09-20 12:00:53

ERIN Brockovich, the campaigner immortalised in an Oscar-winning film, has urged oil giant Shell to reroute a controversial gas pipeline in the west of Ireland.

2008-09-17 09:00:00

By Ray Scherer CAMERON, Mo. -- Brain tumor patient Steve Helms wants to know the root cause of his continual tiredness and life-threatening condition. A team of federal and state government employees descended on Cameron Monday in a bid to ascertain an answer for Mr.


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