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Callous use of water throughout the nation is causing problems and risking the future

By Steve Paul

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 05, 2014

~~<p>As many as 300,000 West Virginians are still wondering whether it's safe to drink the water more than a month after the local supply was tainted by a spill of industrial chemicals.</p>
<p>In North Carolina, the full consequences are yet to be determined following the collapse of a pipe earlier this month beneath a utility's coal-ash pond, which spewed tons of the toxic substance into the Dan River. Public health officials have warned residents to avoid river water and to forgo eating any fish.</p>
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As many as 300,000 West Virginians are still wondering whether it's safe to drink the water more than a month after the local supply was tainted by a spill of industrial chemicals.

In North Carolina, the full consequences are yet to be determined following the collapse of a pipe earlier this month beneath a utility's coal-ash pond, which spewed tons of the toxic substance into the Dan River. Public health officials have warned residents to avoid river water and to forgo eating any fish. Login for more...



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