Nearly three weeks after a chemical spill from Freedom Industries dumped 4-Methylcyclohexane Methanol into West Virginia’s water sources, experts find formaldehyde in the drinking water.
After testing tap water samples in Charleston, a member of West Virginia’s Environmental Quality Board told a legislative board that some West Virginians were certainly breathing formaldehyde gas when showering.
The formaldehyde is a product of 4-Methylcyclohexane Methanol which is used to clean coal.
Read more about what this means for West Virginia’s drinking water.
Hear from West Virginian residents below as they deal with the water shortage crisis: