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​​​Elk River Chemical Spill Settlement Update: ​The Court has Issued an Order Granting Final Approval to the West Virginia Water Crisis Settlement

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On January 9, 2014 a chemical spill from Freedom Industries into the Elk River caused the contamination and disruption of the public water supply for businesses and residences served by West Virginia American’s Kanawha Valley Water Treatment Plant in Charleston. Now there is a class action settlement that will provide payments to eligible residents, businesses, hourly workers and governmental entities relating to the Freedom Chemical Spill.

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​Link to settlement order