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Two Years After Chemical Spill, Water Utilities Submit Protection Plans

Source water protection plans are mandates water utilities are required to follow to keep drinking water safe. However, before 2014, following these plans…

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Farmers Exempt from New Tank Law, But is Water Still Protected?

It’s well-known what happened in the Kanawha Valley on January 9, 2014. A massive chemical leak into the Elk River left tap water unusable for 300,000…

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One Year After the Chemical Leak, Mother and Daughter Still Don't Drink Tap Water

It was some ten days before all of the families affected by the tap water ban following Charleston’s chemical spill were able to return to life as usual…

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