Friday, March 26, 2010

Damages caused by water pollution in California?

As published in Pharmalot.... "To what extent did a Merck subsidiary pollute groundwater and soil in Beachwood, Ca.? Why was potentially damaging language about a clean-up plan written by a Merck consultant not included in a final draft sent to local authorities? And were residents actually harmed? These questions lie at the heart of a federal lawsuit that alleges Merck’s Baltimore Aircoil unit polluted a neighborhood for years with Chromium 6, a carcinogen linked to cancer and birth defects, causing sickness and death (this is the same pollutant that Erin Brockovich made famous)." To continue reading this story go here.

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