Pinnacle Mining Co.

Residents Along Contaminated Creek Just Want Clean Water

In Pineville, West Virginia, a town of 500, residents filled up the front rows of the county courtroom recently. They came to hear the latest legal update on a battle some have been fighting for generations - securing clean water. Bobby Lee Keen and his wife Patsy attended the hearing. “How come they have people living like they're in a third world country in the United States of America?” asked Bobby Keen.

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DEP Sues Pinnacle Mining; Residents Say Toxic Creek Is Poisoning Them

Around sundown, residents said you used to hear a roar of frogs. Now it's silent.  They said they have broken out in rashes and had medical symptoms they had never experienced before like frequent headaches and stomach aches.

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