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WTHR Reveals State Program Allowing Contamination (WTHR-TV)

Topic: Investigative Reporting

Dispatch Broadcast’s NBC affiliate WTHR-TV Indianapolis aired “Dangerous Exposures: 13 News Investigates Reveals State Program Lets Contamination Spread” on May 23. Reporter Sandra Chapman examines Indiana’s voluntary program that protects companies from lawsuits if they agree to stop generating toxins and clean up what has already spread in the air and water. Some companies in the program have not filed a remediation plan in more than a decade and have not taken adequate steps to stop toxins from entering the environment.


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