No One Seems to Know Who — or What — Is Poisoning North Carolina Drinking Water Supplies
Ninety-three percent of drinking water wells tested by state regulators were found to have toxins, which could be due to Duke Energy coal ash ponds — or geology.
The Town Erin Brockovich Rescued Is Basically a Ghost Town Now
There's still hexavalent chromium in the water, the town's houses are being knocked down, and the only place to buy beer is about to close.
This Lake Shouldn’t Be Blue (Excerpt from ‘Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash’)
In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Neha Shastry visits Little Blue Run, the largest coal ash impoundment in the US, and speaks to a resident about the environmental effects of this big blue toxic lake.
Contaminated Drinking Water (Extra Scene from 'Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash')
In this extra scene, a couple living near a coal ash pond in Dukeville, North Carolina, speak about how finding out that their drinking water is contaminated shone a new light on the illnesses in their family and in the neighborhood over the years.