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Environment
5:03 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

No MCHM Chemical Detected In Ohio River, Officials Say

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Louisville tap water is safe to drink and there is no methylcyclohexane methanol—or MCHM—detected in the Ohio as of Saturday, according to officials with the Louisville Water Company.

A chemical plume made its way down the Ohio River after a spill in West Virginia last week that contaminated the water for nine counties there.

 

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