The chemical spill in West Virginia that contaminated so much of the state’s water sources was a result of industry negligence and lax regulations. However, the collaborative response ...On January 24, 2014 / By Cassady Sharp
On January 9th, Freedom Industries, a company that stores chemicals for the coal industry, spilled 7,500 gallons of Crude Methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM), a little known, little understood compound into ...On January 21, 2014 / By Jesse Coleman
The following is an account from Jennifer C., a resident of Charleston, West Virginia. Why? That is the question we as a community have been asking the last ...On January 16, 2014 / By Cassady Sharp
Although West Virginia American Water has deemed the state’s water safe for parts of the state after the chemical spill from Freedom Industries, local residents are reporting illnesses ...On January 15, 2014 / By Cassady Sharp
Originally posted to Grist A state of emergency has been declared in West Virginia following a spill into the Elk River of a chemical used to treat coal ...On January 10, 2014 / By Joe Smyth
A state of emergency has been declared in West Virginia after a chemical spill from Freedom Industries, a Charleston-based chemical company, contaminated the drinking water of 9 counties ...On January 10, 2014 / By Claudette Juska
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