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Tuesday, 14 January 2014 13:30

CSB Deploys to Chemical Spill in Charleston, WV

An investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene of a massive spill into the Elk River in Charleston, WV.

According to local authorities the leak originated from a storage tank at Freedom Industries – the leak of unknown quantity has left hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents without clean drinking water, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the press service of U.S. Chemical Safety Board.

CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso said, “This incident continues to impact the people of West Virginia – our goal is to find out what happened to allow a leak of such magnitude to occur and to ensure that the proper safeguards are in place to prevent a similar incident from occurring.”

 

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