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Settlement for Water Fouled by Fracking in Marion County

Water Contamination by Natural Gas Drilling Operations, Audits Reveal Violations at 15 Sites Natural gas producer Trans Energy reached a settlement with federal and state regulators over polluting streams and wetlands in Marion, Wetzel and Marshall counties. Trans Energy, based in St. Marys, Pleasants County, will pay $3 million in penalties to be divided equally between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) - [...]

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Water Contamination from Hydraulic Fracturing | West Virginia Injury Attorneys

Problems with Water Quality Contamination near Gas and Oil Drilling Sites The oil and gas industry in West Virginia was significant in our past and is vital to our future. Presently, the state of West Virginia is anticipating tremendous economic growth as the oil and gas industry develops. Not only are thousands of jobs being created, this homegrown energy could possibly eliminate some, if not all, of our dependence on [...]

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