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House committees hear speakers demand tougher regulations on state water resources
The group of speakers at Monday’s public hearing on the chemical spill into the Elk River Jan. 9 had a lot of differences. Men with pony tails and men in business suits. Women in professions and stay-at-home moms. Old and young, they came from the most affluent parts of Charleston and the poorest sections of the region to speak to members of three House committees. But nearly all 53 of their voices were united in one chorus.
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With strong opinions on either side of the issue, a speaker for the Plateau Action Network says finding a balance between the sides is important when dealing with the Elk River chemical spill that happened in January.
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After passing the state Senate unanimously last week, a bill designed to regulate chemical storage tanks and thus prevent a leak from contaminating other public water systems in the state was referenced to three committees in the House of Delegates.
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