Barstow Local Business
Thursday Apr 16 | via Daily Mail
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company continued buying up homes in Hinkley for years after their $333 million lawsuit payout It was first hollowed out by in the 1990s the Pacific Gas and Electric Company , which had been buying up local properties for decades, only for many more residents to flee after the organization was proven to have contaminated groundwater with hexavalent chromium. Now the town of Hinkley, California - a Mojave Desert community famous for being 'saved' by Erin Brockovich and then immortalized in Steven Soderberg's Oscar-winning film - has been all-but deserted. Comment?
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