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|She visits Washington to promote her new documentary about the world's impending water crisis. Erin Brockovich knows a thing or two about water. The consumer advocate became a household name after Julia Roberts portrayed her in the 2000 movie "Erin Brockovich," about the 1990s legal battle with Pacific Gas and Electric Company over water contamination.
Now Brockovich stars as herself in "Last Call at the Oasis," a documentary about the world's impending water crisis. "We're on the fringe of a health crisis," Brockovich told POLITICO in a sit-down interview. "We're seeing more and more diseases in communities, young children with auto-immune diseases, a younger adult population with cancer. I think that these communities are lost, forgotten, off the grid and so, from my perspective, I see what you may not see up here on the Hill, is America facing a great water crisis: Pollution...
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