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9-County Water Emergency in West Virginia

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A CHEMICAL LEAK THAT HAS THE POTENTIAL to contaminate a public water supply has brought a federal disaster declaration to a 9-county region around Charleston, West Virginia. The leak from a tank of 4-methylcyclohexane methanol at the Freedom Industries chemical plant along the Elk River may have gotten into the public water supply for the region, but how much has not yet been determined.

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