Text Size: Small Medium Large

Independent Lens: What Lies Upstream

Monday, April 16, 10pm: Investigate a West Virginia chemical spill that left 300,000 people without clean water for months.

Independent Lens: What Lies Upstream

More about Independent Lens: What Lies Upstream

In the unsetting exposé What Lies Upstream, investigative filmmaker Cullen Hoback travels to West Virginia to study the unprecedented loss of clean water for over 300,000 Americans in the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. He uncovers a shocking failure of regulation from both state and federal agencies and a damaged political system where chemical companies often write the laws that govern them.

Watch a preview of Independent Lens: What Lies Upstream