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Freedom Industries reaches $2.9 million settlement over Elk River spill

Chemical company Freedom Industries Inc., which was responsible for the huge chemical spill in the Elk River in West Virginia early this year, has reached a tentative settlement with legal representatives of affected businesses and communities.
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EPA: Toxic chemicals releases dropped 12% in 2012

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

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

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

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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