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EPA To Monitor Chromium-6 In Drinking Water

Law360 (December 23, 2010, 7:01 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to help local utilities test for chromium-6 — a likely carcinogen — in drinking water, on the heels of a study that found 31 U.S. cities faced high levels of chromium-6 contamination in their tap water.

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said Wednesday that the EPA would work with state and local officials to determine the full extent of chromium-6 contamination nationwide, and that the Environmental Working Group report only provided a "snapshot in time" and not a long-term picture....
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