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Mar 4, 2014 | Contractor

Poisoning our water supply is not ok

On January 9, a storage tank holding 48,000-gal. of the coal-washing chemical MCHM ruptured right next to the Elk River.

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Related Topix: 9, Energy, Charleston, WV, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Feb 20, 2014

Charleston Gazette

DEP working another coal-industry spill, in McDowell County

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- As West Virginia environmental regulators plan more steps in response to last month's coal-cleaning chemical leak into the Elk River and a coal-slurry spill last week, state inspectors were on the scene Wednesday of another mining-waste accident.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, McDowell County, WV, Gary, WV, Energy, Kanawha County, WV

Mon Feb 17, 2014

Plant Services

Training and Maintenance Failures Make Time Bombs of West Virginia Coal Plants

Here we go again. "More than 100,000 gallons of coal slurry poured into an eastern Kanawha County stream Tuesday in what officials were calling a 'significant spill' from a Patriot Coal processing facility," Another crew working with poison one valve away from the drinking water supply bobbled the job.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, Energy, Opinion

Thu Feb 13, 2014

Huntington News

Freedom's Enviromine Has Links to Patriot Mining which Spill Slurry in Creek

According to previously released information, Gary Southern, president of Freedom Industries , also holds the same position with Enviromine.

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Related Topix: Energy

Environmental News Network

More contaminant troubles for West Virginia

On February 11, just one month after a chemical spill tainted drinking water for 300,000 people in and around the state's capital of Charleston, West Virginia experienced another environmental disaster: 100,000 gallons of coal slurry pour into stream.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Energy, Chesapeake, WV

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