Gov't, Chemical Distributors Sued Over Contaminated Water

Law360, New York (August 9, 2017, 3:17 PM EDT) -- The federal government and a number of chemical companies have contaminated drinking water in Sacramento County, California, with a toxic chemical, according to two suits filed by water districts in California federal court.

The Sacramento Suburban Water District and Rio Linda Elverta Community Water District separately alleged the U.S. Air Force handled hazardous materials containing hexavalent chromium, or Cr(VI), at the McClellan military base that seeped into its groundwater aquifer and contaminated Sacramento’s water wells. Some of these hazardous materials were paints, primers and other “chromate products” made by chemical companies including Honeywell, DuPont, BASF and Dow Chemical, which are among...

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