PBS NewsHour

Environmentalists say Florence storm waters pose dire threat

Clip: 09/20/2018 | 5m 39s

Duke Energy said Thursday that three inactive coal ash basins in Goldsboro, North Carolina, are underwater after Hurricane Florence. The electric utility said it's monitoring the site and only a small amount of ash has leaked. But the heavy flooding has environmentalists worried about other sites and other hazards. John Yang learns more from Will Hendrick of Waterkeeper

Aired: 09/20/18

Rating: NR

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