Some storms are possible during the morning and afternoon on Tuesday. Damaging winds and flooding will be the main threats. With an already soaked ground, expect strong winds to easily bring down some trees.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Attorneys for the company behind West Virginia's chemical spill said in federal bankruptcy court Tuesday that they've secured a deal for up to $4 million in credit to continue operations.
Mark Freelander, an attorney for Freedom, released key details. He said the arrangement reached after an hours-long court hearing would allow Freedom Industries to continue paying its employees and top vendors and also provide funds to cover for environmental cleanup from a Jan. 9 chemical spill in the Elk River.
The spill contaminated water supplies for some 300,000 people in West Virginia.
The agreement with a lender comes after Freedom Industries President Gary Southern said earlier Tuesday that the company had already paid about $800,000 last week to remediate environmental damage from the spill.
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