Nearly two months after Freedom Industry's leaky chemical storage tank on the Elk River in West Virginia contaminated the drinking water supply for 300,000 people, the House of Representatives passed a new bill late Wednesday night regulating chemical storage tanks.
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After the third-largest coal ash spill in U.S. history, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources is rethinking its proposed settlement with Duke over earlier groundwater contamination from two other coal ash dumps.
Waterkeeper reported that lead concentration alone at the location is 50 times greater than the Environmental Protection Agency's recommendation for wildlife and 1000 times the maximum for drinking water.