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Probe Continues Into Freedom Industries; Spill Now Estimated At 10,000 Gallons

Reported: Jan. 29, 2014 12:02 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 29, 2014 1:23 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Bob Aaron) -- The FBI has left and some cleanup efforts needed a jump start in sub-zero temperatures at Freedom Industries Wednesday, but the scientific estimate from the West Virginia Water Research institute is the latest in a series of so-called facts that have changed as the probe and cleanup continue.

The spill amount has gone from 5,000 to 10,000 gallons, from one chemical to two, and from three and a half to 15 to now 20 hours.

The same expert said it’s possible it could have been leaking below ground for months. not surprising to Freedom's neighbors.

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection still isn't sure if the latest estimate is correct or not. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.



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