Accident Description

Accident: Freedom Industries Chemical Release

Location: Location: Charleston, WV

Accident Occurred On: 01/09/2014 | Final Report Released On: 05/11/2017

Accident Type: Release

Investigation Status: The CSB's final investigation report was released on 5.11.2017

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.