Chemical leak fouls tap water in West Virginia
Faucets off, 300,000 make do
Posted: January 11, 2014 at 3:20 a.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A chemical spill left the water for 300,000 people in and around West Virginia’s capital city stained bluegreen and smelling like licorice, with officials saying Friday that it was unclear when it might be safe again for even mundane activities like showers and laundry.
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