Those who claim injury from the spill are not just those who have drank, cooked or bathed in the water. Business owners have lost profits, workers have lost wages, and West Virginia's capital city of Charleston has said it has lost more than $120,000 in tax revenue.
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After 7,500 gallons of a chemical called crude MCHM spilled into West Virginia waters on Thursday, the company responsible was ordered to move the rest of those chemicals to a new site. But that site is not safe either.