Industrial Contaminants in Drinking Water

Join us for a FREE screening of  “The Devil We Know”

The film about  WVA citizens taking on industrial polluters of their drinking water.

 Tuesday December 4th at 6:00pm   (film will begin at 6:30pm).

at Pittsboro Roadhouse

Image result for The Devil We Know film Unraveling one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time, this film shows how a group of citizens in West Virginia take on the powerful corporation DuPont, after they discover it has knowingly been dumping a toxic chemical – now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans – into the drinking water supply.The Devil We Know serves as a prequel to the Gen-X water crisis happening in North Carolina due to the chemical dumping by the DuPont spin-off corporation, Chemours. The film will begin at 6:30, followed by discussion on Industrial pollutants contaminating Pittsboro’s drinking water supply.

Hosted by Haw River Assembly and Pittsboro Roadhouse, in partnership with NC Conservation Network, Center for Environmental Health, Cape Fear River Watch, and Working Films.

Food and drinks will be available to purchase.

Our continuing concern about industrial contaminants in the Haw River – and in Pittsboro’s drinking water.We have a new handout on our concerns about the levels of PFAS and 1.4-dioxane in the Haw River. Pittsboro is the only municipality in our watershed that uses the Haw River as it’s source for drinking water.. Contamination from industiral chemicals in the upper part of the Haw River watershed are exceeding EPA health guidance standards.

Read “How Safe is Pittsboro’s Drinking Water?”

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