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‘Erin Brockovich’ town still has toxic water

Mother Nature Network: In the movie "Erin Brockovich," which won Julia Roberts an Oscar for her portrayal of the titular single-mom-turned-environmental-activist, the heroine takes on an energy company for poisoning the water in Hinkley, Calif. At the end of the movie, Brockovich brings the company down and saves her town. Real life, though, is rarely so simple. PBS NewsHour recently went to Hinkley to see how the town was doing 13 years after Hollywood made it famous. Reporter Miles O’Brien spoke to residents who said...