News tagged with hexavalent chromium

Is underground transit worse for your health?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 90 percent of the 4.5 million workers in the Los Angeles area spend an average of 60 minutes each day commuting on a roadway or railway. When USC researchers from the Viterbi School ...

dateNov 29, 2017 in Environment
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200 million people at risk from toxic pollution

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide risk exposure to toxic pollution, environmental groups warned Monday, publishing a list of the world's worst areas, including an African processing site for European electronics.

dateNov 05, 2013 in Environment
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Pulp friction cleans up 'Brockovich' chemical

A byproduct of the manufacture of pulp using the sulfite process for making paper, sodium lignosulfonate, can be used to immobilize and soak up toxic chromium compounds from soil and water, according to research published ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Environment
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