Metrofocus: August 15, 2022

08/15/2022 | 28m | Video has closed captioning.

Tonight, we hear from urban rat expert Michael Parsons, visiting research scholar at Fordham University, and freelance journalist T.M. Brown discuss why the rat population is growing in New York City. NYC Councilmember Sandy Nurse discusses the council's "Rat Action Plan," and tells us why gentrification and inequality are exacerbating the problem in underserved neighborhoods.

Aired: 08/15/22

Rating: NR

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MetroFocus is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN.