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Texas’ top politicians hiding just how much radiation is in the water

In a one-hour comprehensive special, KHOU-TV revealed how Texas and U.S. authorities often allow the public to drink water with more radioactive contamination than is allowed by federal law. “A Matter of Risk” also uncovered a report by state-scientists that nearly a quarter of a million Texans drink water that give them a 1 in 400 chance of developing cancer. In addition, Investigative Reporter Mark Greenblatt found the state’s top politicians, including Governor Rick Perry, were involved in an on-going practice to hide just how much radiation was in the state’s drinking water. The report also discusses KHOU’s own testing of one city’s tap water and the surprising results.

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