PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Hurricane Harvey caused chemical spill, says EPA

Clip: 09/29/2017 | 4m 18s

In our News Wrap Friday, the EPA warned that Hurricane Harvey caused a potentially dangerous chemical spill from a Houston-area Superfund site. The EPA detected high levels of dioxins in the San Jacinto River, which are linked to cancer and birth defects. Also, a 12th person has died in the wake of Hurricane Irma after being taken from a sweltering nursing home in South Florida.

Aired: 09/29/17

Rating: NR

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