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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 contamination hazards posed by this spill. The chemical is a foaming agent that is used in processing coal, and approximately …

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