10 Questions for Erin Brockovich

Thanks to her investigative efforts, residents of Hinkley, Calif., won a settlement against Pacific Gas & Electric for contaminating their groundwater. And thanks to her, Julia Roberts won an Academy Award for depicting that struggle. Now Brockovich brings TIME's Michele Orecklin up to date on her life since the movie.

WHAT ARE YOU WORKING ON NOW? Another case against PG&E, involving chromium 6 in groundwater in Kettleman City, which is off Interstate 5 in California. The case started in 1995.

HAS WORKING ON THIS CASE BEEN DIFFERENT FROM WORKING ON THE LAST ONE? The movie blew my cover. Now when I'm...

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