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Drive for Tougher Chemical Rules Sparked by West Virginia Spill

A chemical spill that left 300,000 people in West Virginia unable to drink their water is reviving calls for more stringent regulation of thousands of chemical storage sites in the U.S., especially those near water supplies. The Freedom Industries Inc. …

Ex-US Nuke Regulator Said Japan Slow on Fukushima Leak

A former U.S. nuclear regulatory chief said Tuesday that leaks of contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima plant had been known since early in the crisis and have worsened because Japan acted too slowly. Gregory Jaczko said that U.S. and …