Hurricane Florence aftermath: Pollution spills into waterways

Rising floodwaters risk spreading pig waste and spilled coal ash, both of which contain toxic substances, into North Carolina's water supply in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

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    Hurricane Florence has left its mark on the southeastern United States. Now, there's a danger lurking in its aftermath.

    Rising floodwaters are now carrying pollution and toxic chemicals - released from inundated pig farms and a coal ash spill - across North Carolina, threatening waterways and drinking water.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports.


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