Monday, February 10, 2014

Company Responsible For West Virginia Chemical Spill Skips Congressional Hearing | ThinkProgress

Company Responsible For West Virginia Chemical Spill Skips Congressional Hearing | ThinkProgress



Exactly one month and a day after 10,000 gallons of chemicals spilled into West Virginia’s water, members of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure committee on Monday traveled to the state’s capital city, ostensibly to ask state leaders the still-unanswered questions surrounding the leak.

There are many. 



Perhaps the most important party that could provide answers would have been Freedom Industries, the company whose chemical storage tanks leaked a coal-cleaning chemical called crude MCHM into the water. Company president Gary Southern had been invited to testify, but in the end, did not show up.
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