Gaps In Regulation And Oversight Left West Virginia Chemical Spill Site Uninspected For 22 Years

Gaps In Regulation And Oversight Left West Virginia Chemical Spill Site Uninspected For 22 Years

How did 300,000 West Virginia residents end up without clean water for five days and counting? A chain of incomplete regulations and bureaucratic hand-offs allowed the massive chemical leak to happen without notice, largely on nobody’s watch, the Wall Street Journal reports. [More]

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Chemical Leak Leaves Up To 300,000 West Virginians Without Potable Water

Up to 300,000 West Virginians are facing a massive water shortage after a chemical used in industrial coal mining has leaked into and contaminated their water supply. [More]