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Wastewater from Freedom Industries site going to Belpre, OH

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DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people. DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people.
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Wastewater or stormwater runoff from the Freedom Industries site is being taken to a facility in Belpre, OH according to officials with the Department of Environmental Protection.

The wastewater was loaded into a tanker and headed to EnviroTank Cleaning, a waste-water treatment facility in Belpre. The bankruptcy trustee for Freedom Industries made a agreement with the facility.

This wastewater or stormwater includes between 700,000 and 800,000 gallons of rainwater and snow-melt collected from the spill site since Jan.9 of 2014.