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Charleston, W.Va. (WVVA)--Freedom Industries is ordered to release all information on the materials contained in the storage tank that leaked into the Elk River.

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is giving the company until 4 p.m. Wednesday to disclose the information.

It comes in response to learning on Tuesday that another chemical was stored in the tank-about 300 gallons of polyglycol eithers or P-P-H.

Its in addition to the Crude M-C-H-M that we knew about when the spill occurred on January 9.

WVDEP Cabinet Secretary Randy Huffman says having this information so late in the game is unacceptable and it is indicative of Freedom's continued decline in credibility.

The January 9 spill shut down the water supply in the Kanawha Valley region affecting 300,000 customers.

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