PBS NewsHour

Does decades-long fuel leak threaten Albuquerque’s water?

Clip: Season 2014 | 8m 47s

At Kirtland Air Force Base on the outskirts of Albuquerque, New Mexico, a hole in a pipeline allowed fuel containing toxic chemicals to ooze into the soil, undetected for more than four decades. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports on the efforts to clean up the leak, and the serious concerns that remain about drinking water contamination.

Aired: 05/13/14

Rating: NR

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