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U.S. Senators Propose Bill To Prevent Chemical Spills After West Virginia Leak

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January 28, 2014 AT 12:50 PM
Three U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday, aimed at preventing chemical spills like the one that left 300,000 West Virginians without drinking water this month. The bill streamlines oversight of chemical facilities, and is designed to make sure factories are properly inspected by state officials and that proper response procedures are in place for accidents.