Blood, Lead & Soil: A Year In East Chicago

Jul 28, 2017


One year ago, East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland told residents of the West Calumet Housing Complex they had to move out because of lead and arsenic contamination.

The announcement sparked a year of frantic action from residents, public officials, activists, and lawyers that's still ongoing.

In Blood, Lead & Soil: A Year In East Chicagoa special hour of coverage from Indiana Public Broadcasting, our reporters look at the past year of the crisis and take stock of what's ahead.

Click the link now to read more and see exclusive video, photos, audio and documents. And hear the full program Friday, July 28 at 7 p.m. on WBAA 105.9 FM, AM 920 and online.