Pollution

State To Receive $140 Million From Interior For Abandoned Mines

The U.S. Department of the Interior is making $140 million in AML funds available to West Virginia, the most of any state but Pennsylvania.

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Wyoming County Residents Warn of Contaminated Creek

Residents of Wyoming County, West Virginia, say there’s something wrong with a local creek. One resident says fish are dying, and even pets.

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Stickers And The Trouble With Indian Creek, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we meet a West Virginia artist who designs stickers, t-shirts, patches and pins. She draws on classic Appalachian phrases her family has used for years. Also, people who live near Indian Creek in southern West Virginia say something is wrong with the water. Tests show contamination from a nearby mine.

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W.Va. Receives Nearly $30 Million To Plug Abandoned Oil, Gas Wells

Abandoned oil and gas wells can leak pollutants into groundwater, surface water and the air. But a new $30 million investment aims to clean up these hazards across West Virginia.

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