Wednesday Feb 19
WV OKs Controls Tests At Slurry Spill Site
West Virginia regulators said a coal operator can begin testing new control measures at the site of a slurry spill.
Water Test Results Show Non-Detect Levels Of MCHM In Slurry Spill
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection said Thursday that water sampling test results from Tuesday's slurry spill at Patriot Coal's Kanawha Eagle Prep Plant near Winifrede show non-detect levels of MCHM.
Ohio River Valley Sanitation Commission Monitoring Kanawha Spill
A pipeline ruptured allowing the slurry to flow into the creek. Fields Creek is a tributary of the Kanawha River, joining the Kanawha approximately 13 miles upstream of Charleston, WV and 71 miles away from the Ohio River.
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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced at a news conference Tuesday that he is launching a West Virginia Testing Assessment Project that will include a home water testing component.
People In Winifrede React To Black Creek
The creek in Winifrede is normally pretty clear, but when people looked out their windows this morning, it was solid black.
DEP Inspectors Testing Water At Site Near Slurry Spill
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspectors were sampling the water Tuesday along several locations of an Eastern Kanawha County creek to determine how much was material was released in a slurry spill.