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Coal Slurry Spill Wreaks Havoc In WV Coal Slurry Spill Wreaks Havoc In WV

Over one hundred thousand gallons of coal slurry is thought to have leaked into Fields Creek, blackening several miles of water in eastern Kanawha County, WV. The state Department of Environmental Protection says that officials are investigating the spill. The …

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 Affects Drinking Water West Virginia Chemical Spill Affects Drinking Water

On Thursday, a tank at Freedom Industries leaked dangerous chemicals into the Elk River in Charleston, Virginia. Nine counties in West Virginia have been warned not to drink, bathe, cook or do laundry with their tap water because of the …