Observation Number 1450

Incident ID 1450
Date2014-02-19 04:00:00
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Incident Description: According to the Charleston Gazette, a coal operation is leaking black water into an unknown creek, near the Tug Fork River. According to Harold Ward, acting director of the DEP's Division of Mining and Reclamation, "It's just discharging blackwater." Find out more here: http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201402190057 Please post or call us with any additional information. Note: the location we have marked is not the specific location of the spill. We have yet to determine what creek has been impacted.


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