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West Virginia Chemical Spill Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Without Clean Water


West Virginia Chemical Spill Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Without Clean Water
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For the fifth day in a row, 300,000 residents in and around the U.S. city of Charleston, West Virginia, have been left without access to clean water, after a chemical spill contaminated the Elk River. Schools and businesses remain closed as a result of the spill, which has stained the area’s water blue-green and made it smell like licorice. VOA’s Brian Allen has more.

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