Kloc, Joe
February 2014
Newsweek Global;2/28/2014, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p23
The article discusses the impacts of the January 2014 chemical spill in West Virginia, focusing on the health and economic effects and public opinion of the chemical industry. Topics include details of chemical company Freedom Industries' leak of 10,000 gallons of the coal processing agent 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) into the drinking water supply, the health effects of MCHM, and public protest against industry and government handling of the event.


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