In West Virginia, Tens Of Thousands Poisoned & The Fine Is So Small It Insults Human Decency [VIDEO]

Published on Jul 9, 2014

“The federal government announced this month that a West Virginia chemical company would be fined $11,000 for a spill earlier this year that poisoned the drinking water for 300,000 people in the state.

According to a citation document obtained by The Charleston Gazette, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hit Freedom Industries with a $7,000 fine for keeping chemicals in diked areas that were not “liquid tight.””*