Water Crisis in Newburgh – VICE News Tonight on HBO (Full Segment)

This week, during his State of the State address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a 2 billion dollar investment plan for water infrastructure. A part of that funding would go towards local efforts to filter drinking water. The announcement comes only days after a State Senate report described potentially dangerous contaminants found in the water supply in the small city of Newburgh as part of a “burgeoning crisis”.

VICE News Tonight correspondent Arielle Duhaime-Ross went to Newburgh to learn more about the source of the contamination: the US military.

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