TC PALM: Erin Brockovich: 'I'm not going away' from fight against toxic algae in St. Lucie River

TC Palm: Written by Tyler Treadway. September 30, 2018.

STUART — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich exhorted clean water advocates Sunday to keep fighting to stop harmful algae blooms to the St. Lucie River, promising to fight right alongside them.

"I'm not going away," Brockovich told a crowd of about 100 people along the river in Flagler Park. "I'm going to help you make sure we get this right. ... I'll be back. I'll follow through."

Brockovich gained fame when, as a legal clerk, she built a case claiming a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. facility was polluting drinking water wells in and around the town of Hinkley, California, with the chemical hexavalent chromium.

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