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Yuck! W.V. reporter falls into creek turned black by coal spill and comes out dripping sludge

West Virginia television reporter Bob Aaron was reporting on the massive of coal slurry that spilled into a creek this week, and took an unfortunate spill of his own. According to The Associated Press, Fields Creek turned black after 108,000 gallons of coal slurry after a pipe at Patriot Coal’s…

Over 700 allege mining firm poisoned drinking water

Hundreds gather in West Virginia as judges begin 3-day mediation of slurry pollution lawsuit No amount of money can compensate Russell Prince for the life of his 4-year-old daughter, but he and hundreds of families suing Massey Energy Co. traveled to Charleston on Monday in their continuing battle to hold…