After W. Va. Water Contamination, Senators Examine Tougher Regulations

U.S. senators are hearing testimony about how to prevent the kind of chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water in and around Charleston, West Virginia, last month. Many residents continue to complain about a strong odor in their water, despite being told it’s safe.

Beth Vorhees is covering the story for West Virginia Public Radio and joins Here & Now’s Robin Young with the latest.


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