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US Chemical Spill: The Dirty Side of Coal (VOA On Assignment Jan. 24, 2014)


VOA reporter Brian Padden joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss his trip to the U.S. state of West Virginia, where a massive chemical spill contaminated the water supply of some 300,000 people. Brian says environmentalists are calling the leak of the coal-processing chemical another example of how "dirty" the coal industry can be.

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