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WTHR Investigates Cancer-Causing Chemical

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 6/1/2016

Dispatch Broadcast’s NBC affiliate WTHR-TV Indianapolis broadcast “13 Investigates report ’Dangerous Exposure,’ gets results” on June 2. Investigative reporter Sandra Chapman found that a cancer-causing chemical close to some central Indiana homeowners water supply. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) says the creek is at risk of contamination from chemical solvents and petroleum flowing from one of the state’s largest voluntary cleanup sites.

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