Update on MarkWest WV Plant Hazardous Chemical Spill in Creek

Last week MDN told you about an accident at a MarkWest Energy processing plant in Mobley (Wetzel County), WV in which approximately 3,000 gallons of a heat transfer fluid used at the plant leaked into a nearby creek, causing a shut-down of the water plant serving the nearby community of Pine Grove (see MarkWest’s Mobley Processing Plant Spills Hazardous Oil into Creek). The “rest of the story” is this: Three days after the spill the drinking water ban was lifted and everything is fine. The spill was contained, the water supply was fully protected and no one was ever in danger…

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