Clean Water Advocates Take Legal Action Against Coal Pollution in Potomac River

Three environmental groups took legal action yesterday against the operator of a West Virginia coal storage and loading facility for allowing stormwater contaminated with coal waste to pour into the North Branch of the Potomac River. Appalachian Mountain Advocates, the Potomac Riverkeeper Network, and Environmental Integrity Project sent a notice of intent to sue to the D. & L. Coal Company of Keyser, W.V. for violations of the Clean Water Act at the coal loading operation in Mineral County, W.V.

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