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West Virginia Chemical Spill Hurting The Economy West Virginia Chemical Spill Hurting The Economy

A chemical spill has put much of West Virginia in a state of emergency. Because the chemicals have leaked into ground water, a water ban has been issued for the state. Over 300,000 people in the area are without water …

West Virginia Tap Water Remains Unsafe West Virginia Tap Water Remains Unsafe

A chemical spill with a strange, licorice-like smell has led to a massive water shortage in parts of West Virginia. The spill came from a tank belonging to Freedom Industries, a company that produces specialty chemicals for the mining, steel …

West Virginia Chemical Spill Sends Frightened Residents To Hospital West Virginia Chemical Spill Sends Frightened Residents To Hospital

A chemical spill in the Elk River has sent hundreds of West Virginia residents to the hospital out of fear for their health today, officials say. The chemical, 4-methylcyclohexane methanol–used for coal washing and prep–, began leaking from Freedom Industries …