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West Virginia chemical spill company selling all its chemicals, winding down operations
Reported by: Associated Press
Friday, February 21, 2014 12:36 PM EST
The company at the center of West Virginia's chemical spill is selling the rest of its chemicals, helping employees find new jobs and winding down operations.
Freedom's plan until March 18 is to sell all its chemicals and collect on payments it's owed to pay for environmental remediation. Freedlander said the costs haven't been determined. Freedom has to dismantle its tanks in Charleston starting March 15.
The company's Jan. 9 spill contaminated the water for 300,000 people for days.
Lawsuits against Freedom by businesses and individuals remain on hold during bankruptcy proceedings.