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Group: More Than 200 Million People Are Drinking Water Tainted With Chromium-6

(September 22, 2016, 2:30 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Environmental Working Group (EWG) on Sept. 20 released a report indicating that its analysis of federal data from drinking water tests shows that more than 200 million Americans in all 50 states are drinking water contaminated with hexavalent chromium — also known as chromium-6 — a known carcinogen.

Drinking Water Samples

The EWG, a nonprofit that bills itself as a nonpartisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment, released its findings in an article posted to the group’s website....
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