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West Virginia Waters

When it comes to water, West Virginia just cannot seem to catch a break. Recently, in Dodridge County an unidentified susbstance spilled upstream from West Union’s drinking water intake. Residents and officials were not informed of the spill.
In Prenter Hollow, over 300 residents are suing nine coal companies for water contamination from coal slurry injections in abandoned underground mine shafts.
In Mingo County, 750 people are also suing for water contamination from slurry injections.
Residents of several West Virginia counties are suing after unknowingly consuming waters contaminated with toxic pollutants that have caused many to suffer from chronic health issues.





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