Tuesday, March 23, 2021

The "Forever Chemicals" Water World According to Erin Brockovich

Actor Julia Robert's film portrayal of Erin Brockovich, the single mom's key role in winning the largest settlement ever awarded at the time for a direct-action lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), made her a household name.

Three decades later, Erin now talks about her new case on "forever chemicals" in our water, and their potential wide-spread health impact.

"It's frustrating. I [Erin Brockovich] began my work when I was 30 years old. I'm now 60 and the same conversation is happening. Except it's just worse," explains Brockovich.

Read on to learn more about the family of toxic 'forever chemicals', known as PFAS, which hardly degrade under typical environmental conditions.

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