$26M Cleanup Starting On Contaminated Indiana CanalThe river flows 13 miles (21 kilometers) through Gary, East Chicago and Hammond. Steelmaking, meatpacking and oil refining contaminated the river's sediment with heavy metals and PCBs as well as oil and grease.
U.S. EPA Tests Soil In Mount Greenwood For Hazardous Chemicals"People who get exposed to it, they can get cancer at high enough levels."
Third Lawsuit Filed Against Willowbrook Facility Linked To Carcinogenic EmissionsThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will publicly share information about tests at a Willowbrook company, suspected of causing cancer and other health issues for people living in close proximity. The news comes after a third lawsuit was announced against Sterigenics on Thursday.
2 Investigators: New Study Casts Doubt On Lead Testing In Tap WaterThe U.S. Department of Environmental Protection found the testing methods it requires water utilities to use nationwide systematically misses high lead levels. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.