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Hexavalent Chromium in Tap Water

Water Utilities Knew Of Likely Carcinogenic Chemical Contamination For Years

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green

The tap water industry has known since 2004 about worrisome levels of a suspected carcinogen in America's drinking water, claims Environmental Working...

We're Blaming the Wrong People for Polluted Tap Water

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Don't blame increased levels of hexavalent chromium in our water supplies on municipal water utilities. Blame it on pollutant-dumping industries and short-sighted elected officials.

Addressing Chromium-6 in Our Drinking Water

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

I've announced a series of actions EPA will take in the coming days to address chromium-6 in our drinking water. We are taking important actions to ensure that water flowing into our homes and through our communities is safe.

EPA To Address Chemical Found In Tap Water

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it would likely tighten drinking water standards to address po...