Chromium 6 spectre still lurks, spreading in Hinkley

There are 12 comments on the San Bernardino County Sun story from Nov 13, 2010, titled Chromium 6 spectre still lurks, spreading in Hinkley. In it, San Bernardino County Sun reports that:

The toxic plume of chemically tainted drinking water in this High Desert town, which spurred a major motion picture and landmark legal settlement against Pacific Gas & Electric, has spread.

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Adelanto, CA

#1 Nov 13, 2010
Interesting. I read almost this exact story in the PE, last week!

Rialto, CA

#3 Nov 14, 2010
I don't think you should MOVE OUT OF HINKLEY!!!

San Bernardino, CA

#4 Nov 14, 2010
Jounalist wrote:
Interesting. I read almost this exact story in the PE, last week!
Yep; the SBSun rides the coattails of the PE!
Dave in Crafton Hills

San Bernardino, CA

#5 Nov 14, 2010
Perhaps Brockovich isn't as clever or effective as advertised.
Just maybe

Saint George, UT

#6 Nov 14, 2010
The vibration of the railroad tracks could be causing the toxic plume to spread. Will never know for sure unless the railroad tracks are moved.
Mama Sin

Hemet, CA

#7 Nov 14, 2010
Gomez wrote:
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Yep; the SBSun rides the coattails of the PE!
Ah, I get the PE. The PE DID NOT run this story. Check your newspapers again, dumbasses!
Da Judge

Adelanto, CA

#8 Nov 14, 2010
MamaS in? It WAS on the PE link. I also read it. So you're WRONG!!!

We accept your apology, anyway.
Arrowhead Farms

San Bernardino, CA

#9 Nov 14, 2010
I dont understand why anyone would risk their health or that of their children if they knew there was the slightest chance of something like this happening. It happened before and some of these families got $1 million. Why the heck didnt they move out of the area?

Los Angeles, CA

#10 Nov 14, 2010
There were many more people than the original 600 people that filed a lawsuit affected by this plume of Chromium 6. Many people tid to sue PGE when the original suit came to light and they were fought each step of the way by MAsry and Erin B. PG and E had capped their offer at a certain amount and the more complaintants that entered the suit would lower the amount f money the origina 600 received. ERIN NEVER WENT DOOR to DOOR like the stupid movie portrayed. I got the hell out of there as soon as I could. Ended up with numerous tumors, asthma, migraines etc. My family that lived there had cirrosis of the liver and never drank! Now PG and E is at it again. Maybe Ed Masry and Erin can come save the day again screwing more people as they get rich.

Malden, MA

#11 Mar 11, 2012
Chromium 6 chemical is coming from another plant down the street. Until someone says stop with the pollution, then and only then will it stop. The chemical comes from France and delivered to the Town of Boron, Ca.

Malden, MA

#12 Mar 14, 2012
This will be another investigation
Public Citizen

Malden, MA

#13 May 28, 2012
Lets start asking questions about this water issue ?

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