Mar 4, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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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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.