I love Olga comments, agreed:
I hope Virginia is watching right now. Uranium mining if ever permitted in the Commonwealth will create water threats 1000 times scarier. I heard that the 9 counties impacted will soon be allowed to use that water again. In case of a uranium spill, the City of VA Beach would have to cut off water supply for over one year. 750,000 and military bases in Norfolk would be under water emergency forever a years.
West Virginia Water Crisis: Behind Chemical Spill, Gaping Holes in State and Federal Regulation
The Freedom Industries site behind the West Virginia chemical spill is just a mile upriver from the state’s largest water treatment plant, owned by American Water. But despite the obvious dangers to the source of 16 percent of West Virginia resident’s water supply, the spill has exposed major holes…