West Virginia Chemical Spill

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The following day I drove to a couple of the "relief stations" set up to give out free water. Most places were out but I
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The trial is due to start on March 10. (Reporting by Kara Van Pelt in Beckley, West Virginia; Writing by Eric M. Johnson
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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: America's first high-speed rail line breaks ground in CA; Environment to lose another champion in the Senate; More tank problems one year after WV toxic chemical spill.
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IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): Drone video footage reveals massive toxic lagoons of pig feces; Warming oceans killing
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Australia goaded into joining UN Green Climate Fund; PLUS: 'Freedom Industries' boss facing accountability in West Virginia chemical spill... All that and more in today's Green News Report!
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Everyday West Virginians can't afford to spend millions to influence their elections, but they deserve safe drinking water. They deserve, as do all Americans, legislators who will work for ordinary people rather than for wealthy special interests.
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If low penalties aren't enough, business allies in Congress are busily making it harder to collect penalties once levied -- the House Appropriations Committee just voted to block EPA from garnishing wages to collect fines from recalcitrant violators.
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IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): Pope calls exploitation of nature a sin; Solar cheaper than coal in Australia; Renewable
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The BP spill should have been a wake-up call for elected officials and organizations tasked with responding to this type of disaster, but it seems like those in charge of protecting our waters have learned nothing.
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It's been three months since 10,000 gallons of the coal-washing chemical MCHM leaked into West Virginia's Elk River, and
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Since Poland was written in 1983, Michener couldn't have been thinking about today's America and its ruling oligarchy. But it sure sounded like that to me. Is this where we are headed as the oligarchs take over America?
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On the morning of Thursday, January 9, 2014, the people of Charleston, West Virginia, awoke to a strange tang in the air
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Here in the United States our toxic chemical policy is best described as caveat emptor -- let the buyer beware -- and it's making us sick.
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You don't have to grow up in a farm town though to understand that clean water is fundamental to our daily lives.
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All in all, the assault upon the water 300,000 West Virginians use to -- or used to use to -- drink, prepare food, wash themselves and their belongings may go unpunished.
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The crisis of sustainability is a distinctly global crisis, but one that manifests itself in different ways in different places. As we learn more about how to solve problems caused by West Virginia's chemical contamination of its drinking water, we may have lessons to offer local governments in China.
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"What we found was this was a pretty big shock to the system for West Virginians," said Jay Campbell, senior vice president