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US House committee sets witness list for W.Va. chemical spill hearing Monday in Charleston
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, February 6, 2014 12:39 PM EST
A U.S. House committee has announced who will testify during a Charleston hearing on West Virginia's chemical spill.
The witness list includes the president of West Virginia American Water, state health, homeland security and environmental officials, the chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board and county emergency and homeland security officials.
Freedom Industries President Gary Southern has been invited.
The Jan. 9 spill left 300,000 people banned from using tap water for up to 10 days.
Two W.Va. members sit on the committee —Nick Rahall, the committee's top Democrat, and Republican Shelley Moore Capito.