W.Va. Slaps Chemical Storage Co. With New Violations

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 7:05 PM EST) -- The company blamed for last week's massive coal-processing chemical spill that left 300,000 West Virginia residents without water for days was hit with additional violations at the facility where it was storing the chemicals removed from tanks at the spill site, the state said Wednesday.

Freedom Industries Inc. had removed the remaining 4-methylcyclohexane methanol from the Charleston site near a West Virginia American Water Corp. treatment plant to another facility in the town of Poca about 17 miles away, but state inspections discovered five violations at...
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