Posts tagged "toxic exposure"

Water Contamination from Hydraulic Fracturing | West Virginia Injury Attorneys

Problems with Water Quality Contamination near Gas and Oil Drilling Sites The oil and gas industry in West Virginia was significant in our past and is vital to our future. Presently, the state of West Virginia is anticipating tremendous economic growth as the oil and gas industry develops. Not only are thousands of jobs being created, this homegrown energy could possibly eliminate some, if not all, of our dependence on [...]

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Chemical Spill in West Virginia Elk River Sickens Hundreds

Freedom Industries Elk River Chemical Spill Charleston, WV: According to West Virginia State Health officials, at least five people have been hospitalized and hundreds of residents have called the West Virginia Poison Center to report concerns or symptoms of toxic exposure related to a chemical spill in the Elk River, including nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, rashes, headache, and reddened skin. Nine West Virginia counties and as many as 300,000 people were affected, and [...]

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