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Frustration grows days after W.Va. chemical spill

• AP
Frustration is mounting for many of the 300,000 West Virginia residents who've gone three days without clean tap water....
The emergency began Thursday following complaints to West Virginia American Water about a licorice-type odor in the tap water. The source: the chemical 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, which had leaked out of a 40,000-gallon tank at a Freedom Industries facility along the Elk River. ...

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Comment by Elaine Kennedy
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if any large families wanted to brave our central New York weather, we'd love to take them in during this crisis. I wish someone could coordinate something like this.