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Chemical spill activates Virginia Tech engineers in effort to determine long-term effects


March 10, 2014

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Virginia Tech engineers snapped into action when more than 10,000 gallons of a chemical mixture leaked from a storage tank near Charleston, W.Va. Civil and environmental engineering graduate students jumped into the lab to develop analytical chemical techniques that isolated the six major components in the crude mixture and identified their chemical structures. Full Story

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