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Freedom Industries Chemical Release
Location: Charleston, WV
Accident Occurred On: 01/09/2014
Accident Type: Release

investigation information

Accident Description
A leak originating from a storage tank at Freedom Industries contaminated the local water supply leaving hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents without clean drinking water.
Investigation Status
The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing.



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