Erin Brockovich Won’t Back Down on Mount Pleasant Water Contamination Statements

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Natural Blaze

By Heather CallaghanEditor

It’s been 19 years and Erin Brockovich still rises up to get involved in the time following the 1990s Oscar-winning movie about her fight with PG&E for a community that became a cancer cluster due to corporate malfeasance.

When she speaks up, the world listens. Corporations and regulatory boards – be they reckless or negligent – think that they can slip by without her investigative eye falling upon them and pressing them with questions.

Such is the case with her recent demand for answers for the second time in three days, involving a potential water crisis in Mount Pleasant City of Charleston County in South Carolina. Her antennae went up two weeks ago after a group of parents there noticed an uptick in brain cancer in the area. A “cancer cluster” is when a community faces a “greater-than-perceived” rate of cancer over a period of time.

She leveled accusations of surface water contamination when

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