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Coal Impoundment Spill Details

Date and Owner
Spill Date: Mar 1999
Parent Company: Massey Energy Company
Subsidiary: Marfork
Plant: Elk Run Processing

River System: Coal River
Watershed: Marsh Fork
Tributary: Little Elk Creek
State: WV
County: Boone
Town: Sylvester

Spill Volume: 2200
Spill Magnitude: 1
Lives Lost: 0
Property Damage: 0
Water Supply Impacts: 0
Fish Kill: 0.0

About the Spill
Spill Type: Blackwater
Description: Discharge of coal waste from slurry impoundment.

Information Sources
Source: The Charleston Gazette
Source Date: 9/7/2000
Reference: Charleston, WV

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