Mayor Says Hurricane, Putnam Commission Will Try To Stop Dumping Of Wastewater Into Landfill
Hurricane Mayor Scott Edwards said the city of Hurricane and the Putnam County Commission will be filing for an injunction in court Friday, seeking to cease the dumping of solidified wastewater from Freedom Industries into the local landfill.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
West Virginia DEP Inspectors Investigating Licorice Odor Complaints At Hurricane Landfill
Inspectors from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Air Quality responded to licorice odor complaints on Wednesday regarding the Disposal Services Inc. landfill on Route 34 in Hurricane.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Familiar licorice smell investigated in W.Va.
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is investigating a business in Poca after reports of a familiar smell that followed January's chemical spill.
DEP Investigating Licorice Smell In Poca
POCA, W.Va. The DEP is investigating a business in Poca, after getting reports of that familiar strong licorice smell of MCHM.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail
Federal agents descend on site affiliated with Freedom Industries
Dozens of federal agents and state investigators descended on a site owned by a company connected to Freedom Industries Thursday afternoon.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Some businesses helped by water crisis
Tina McCallister first noticed it a couple of weeks ago -- people from Charleston, Poca, Culloden and other surrounding areas were stopping into Hattie's, her home style restaurant on Main Street in Hurricane, more frequently.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Freedom provides more details in bankruptcy filing
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Freedom Industries had $16 million in assets and $6 million in liabilities when it filed for bankruptcy last month, according to documents filed Monday.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Crews Battle Fire At Poca Home
Crews were on the scene of a house fire in Poca on Saturday. The family made it safely out of the home, located in the 1800 block of Harmon's Creek Road, but flames consumed the structure.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Road Slip In Poca Creating Headaches For Residents
A road slip is creating a problem for people living along Heizer Creek Road in Poca.