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WRAL Investigates Contaminated Tap Water

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 9/11/2023

WRAL, Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Raleigh, N.C., produced a new documentary, Forever Chemicals: North Carolina’s Toxic Tap Water, to explore the legacy of chemical contamination left in the river, air and groundwater surrounding a chemical plant in the area. "We spent months traveling to the contaminated areas and talking with the people still living with contaminated water," WRAL Investigative Documentary Reporter Cristin Severance told TVNewsCheck. "It’s shocking that people are still fighting to get clean water in North Carolina in 2023."

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