Tag: Conductivity

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Press Release OVEC Jan 29, 2015
Dangers of Conductivity Pollution to Streams Affirmed in Yet Another Major WV Court Ruling
Huntington, WV – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has, once again, found that conductivity pollution from a mountaintop removal mine violated key clean water protections. This decision follows on the heels of a similar decision from June 2014 that also found that high conductivity discharges from coal mines harm streams. That decision, against Alpha Natural Resources subsidiaries, led to a December 2014 settlement expected to result in active treatment of conductivity pollution for the first time. More
Issues: CoalConductivityPollutionWater