Frustrated West Virginians want answers to questions about the safety of their water following a chemical spill, a state official said ahead of a U.S. Senate hearing into the accident that left ... more 
Frustrated West Virginians want answers to questions about the safety of their water following a chemical spill, a state official said ahead of a U.S. Senate hearing into the accident that left 300,000 state residents without tap water for days. West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant said she would be asking senators for a 10-year study into the effects of the January 9 spill into the Elk River near Charleston, the state capital. Residents around Charleston were left without drinking water after a Freedom Industries tank leaked as much as 7,500 gallons of coal-processing chemicals into the Elk River. less 
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Tue, Feb 4, 2014 4:33 PM EST