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Brooke County WV Pipeline Explosion

Fourth Major Pipeline Incident or Explosion this Month A gas pipeline in Brooke County exploded on Monday, January 26, 2015, rocketing up a fireball hundreds of feet in the air, melting the siding off a house, and damaging an electric line.  The gas emitted from the pipeline burned for hours. Luckily, no one was hurt in this explosion, but this is the fourth major pipeline incident in the US this [...]

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Subsidiary of ExxonMobil Ordered to Pay for Clean up of Polluted Waterways After Drilling

Company Ordered to pay for damage from Natural Gas Extraction in Three WV Counties Horizontal hydraulic fracturing has increased at breakneck speed in WV during the past three to four years. For this reason, we are just now seeing verdicts and settlements related to damages to people and contamination of their land which have been linked to fracking operations. A subsidiary of ExxonMobil will pay a fine along with paying for cleaning up polluted waterways near eight Marcellus shale [...]

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Lawsuits Filed for Blasting and Explosions Damage to Homes and Property in West Virginia

Monongalia County couple Sues for Damages from Blasting A Monongalia County has filed a lawsuit after their home was damaged by blasting work which was occurring for the construction of a new natural gas pipeline causing more than $100,000 of damage. The new gas line will run from Harrison County, through Mon County, up to Washington County, PA. This new line is designed to transport natural gas from area wells [...]

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