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A Closer Look at a Toxic Dumping Case

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A Closer Look at a Toxic Dumping Case

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A Closer Look at a Toxic Dumping Case

A Closer Look at a Toxic Dumping Case

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Sheila Holt-Orsted believes she got cancer from drinking well water contaminated by a landfill near her Tennessee home — and that city, county, and state officials knew but did nothing because she is black. Holt-Orsted and her lawyer, Matthew Colangelo of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, speak with Cheryl Corley.

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