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EPA: Toxic chemicals releases dropped 12% in 2012

February 10, 2014
Overall, 3.63 billion pounds of toxic chemicals were released into the air, water or land in 2012, the report found.
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Canadian mining company spills chemical into Columbia River

February 5, 2014
Canadian mining company Teck Resources has confirmed that up to 25,000 liters of chemical solution have leaked into the Columbia River from its smelter located in Trail, British Columbia.
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Chemical spill contaminates drinking water in nine West Virginia counties

January 13, 2014
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced a state of emergency in nine counties on Thursday, Jan. 9, after a chemical spill that contaminated the Elk River resulted in a water ban estimated to affect about 200,000 customers of the West Virginia American Water utility.
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Chinese authorities waited five days to report dangerous chemical spill

January 14, 2013
Authorities in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi have apologized for waiting nearly a week to report a massive chemical spill into a major waterway.
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