New York NOW

Innovation Trail | Water Crisis in Hoosick Falls

Clip | 6m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

After lifelong Hoosick Falls resident, Michael Hickey, lost his father and a friend to kidney disease, he discovered a chemical in the water known as C8. The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed his finding and alerted the mayor that residents shouldn't drink from the public water supply. We take a look at where the chemical may have come from and how residents are coping.

Aired: 01/22/16

Rating: NR

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