Residents: Chemical Spill Case Documents Should Be Unsealed For Public Review

(August 12, 2015, 12:44 PM EDT) -- CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Residents who contend that a water company is responsible for contaminating the water supply when it spilled 4-methylcyclohexane methanol into the Elk River near Charleston filed a brief on July 10 in West Virginia federal court, arguing that documents that were previously filed under seal should be made available for public review and scrutiny (Crystal Good, et al. v. American Water Works Co. Inc., No. 14-1347, S.D. W.Va.).

(Brief available. Document #15-150721-012B.)

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