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West Virginia Water Crisis

West Virginians Tell Their Stories From The Spill

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 01.09.2015 | Green

Friday marks the anniversary of the West Virginia chemical spill in the Elk River, in which thousands of gallons of a toxic chemical used to proce...

W.Va. Spill Company's President Wants To Get Paid

AP | By JONATHAN MATTISE | Posted 05.17.2014 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The president of the company that spilled chemicals into 300,000 West Virginians' water supply wants to get paid for work d...

Kate Sheppard

West Virginia Spill Exposes Disturbing Lack Of Data About Hazardous Chemicals | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

The 300,000 residents of nine West Virginia counties affected by last Thursday's chemical spill are slowly starting to get notice that they can turn o...

Journalist's West Virginia Joke Enrages Twitter

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

Detroit Free Press journalist Zlati Meyer calls herself a "humorist" and a "nonconformist" on Twitter. But Twitter wasn't having her sense of humor...

Water Ban Lifted For Part Of W.Va. After Spill

AP | BEN NUCKOLS and JONATHAN MATTISE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Downtown businesses and restaurants began to reopen after water was declared safe to drink in portions of West Virginia's c...

After 5 Days, W.Va.'s Water Crisis Nears Its End

AP | JONATHAN MATTISE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The ban on tap water for parts of West Virginia was lifted on Monday, ending a crisis for some of the 300,000 people who we...