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2014/07/29 04:23
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Cleaning up Wyoming County remains an ongoing priority, according to County Commissioner Silas Mullins. Littered roadways and stream banks, as well as open dumps in residents’ yards, could prove a...
2014/07/29 04:23
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2014/07/26 18:18
2014/07/26 18:18
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Keystone Industries’ KD Surface Mine No. 2 near Kanawha State Forest has been causing a ruckus in the community since it was first issued an operating permit in May, and the site has recently garnered...
2014/07/25 04:42
2014/07/25 04:42
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The vote was taken after much public debate about the property, including an hour-long public forum session. Several members of the community spoke out about their concerns about the property. More...
2014/07/24 04:42
2014/07/24 04:42
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More than 60 people gathered to discuss the future of the Johns Manville property at 2905 Second Ave. Residents from Vienna and the Mid-Ohio Valley at large shared their thoughts on what, if anything,...
2014/07/24 04:23
2014/07/24 04:23
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LEWISBURG — Lewisburg’s public works director is confident that a Tuesday afternoon fuel spill 60 miles upriver from the city water system’s intake has been contained and the water is safe to...
2014/07/18 16:18
2014/07/18 16:18
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West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspectors have issued two violations, including one that has partially halted work operations, to the new Keystone Industries mountaintop removal...
2014/07/17 23:40
2014/07/17 23:40
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W. Va. DEP News Release---With just two-and-a-half months to go before the above-ground storage tank registration deadline, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is urging...
2014/07/17 17:18
2014/07/17 17:18
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UPDATE: AEP plant takeover causes controversy, PSC allows time for AEP to assess potential impactsUPDATE: AEP plant takeover causes controversy, PSC allows time for AEP to assess potential...
2014/07/17 13:40
2014/07/17 13:40
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The U.S. Chemical Safety Board, meeting in Charleston on Wednesday, said AL Solutions Inc. failed to properly maintain blender equipment, did not have an effective dust collection program and used a...
2014/07/15 22:12
2014/07/15 22:12
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The tank demolition process at the Freedom Industries site, responsible for the leak of MCHM into the Elk River, officially started July 15. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection...
2014/07/15 12:19
2014/07/15 12:19
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It's been more than six months since crude MCHM leaked into the Elk River from Freedom Industries. The tank responsible for the leak is still standing but soon might finally be coming down. On...
2014/07/13 04:22
2014/07/13 04:22
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Now, some of the county's 15 remaining volunteer fire departments are struggling to remain in operation due to a lack of personnel. "It is harder now because there are more training requirements,"...
2014/07/12 06:22
2014/07/12 06:22
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State and federal environmental officials say they don't have a way to monitor air quality as chemical storage tanks are taken down at the industrial site that fouled public...
2014/07/12 04:23
2014/07/12 04:23
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Whether hiking and biking or camping and boating, keeping our parks and rivers clean is one of the few things we can do to respect the land and others who mutually enjoy it, said Robin Snyder, chief...
2014/07/09 13:19
2014/07/09 13:19
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CHARLESTON, WV - A surface mining operation will soon be next to Kanawha State Forest, but the preliminary work for the mine is already creating outrage among area residents. In May, the West...
2014/07/08 05:55
2014/07/08 05:55
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Tomblin's representative signed the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement on June 16 in Annapolis, Maryland, along with the governors or their representatives from New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland,...
2014/07/07 15:18
2014/07/07 15:18
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Gallons of Gelatinous Fracking Agent Cleaned Up After Being Dumped in Harrison County CommunityPosted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 11:38 AM EDTUpdated: Monday, July 7, 2014 10:34 AM EDT DEP Emergency...
2014/07/04 20:12
2014/07/04 20:12
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Ashland, KY man facing child abuse chargesAshland, KY man facing child abuse charges Two month old treated for head trauma in Ashland, KY. Mom's boyfriend now facing charges. Two month old treated...
2014/07/03 11:26
2014/07/03 11:26
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Firefighters said the rest area will remain closed until crews from Miller Environmental clean up the corrosive material. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and Division of...
2014/07/02 19:40
2014/07/02 19:40
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The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is monitoring a non-toxic fracking chemical spill that happened on June 22 on Route 20 in Brown, Harrison County, near Wallace and is urging...
2014/07/29 04:23
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