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Marshall County WV Gas Leak Wreaks Havoc

by Kenneth E. DuBose on July 26, 2010

A natural gas leak in Marshall County forces evacuations:

Natural gas leaked at a Marcellus shale drilling site for about six hours Saturday, forcing emergency responders to close 5 miles of U.S. 250 and evacuate 12 households, said Tom Hart, Marshall County Office of Emergency Management director. Mike Mucheck, assistant Marshall County OEM director, said at about 1:30 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of a gas leak at the Whipkey Drill Pad, operated by St. Marys, W.Va.-based TransEnergy. The pad is located on U.S. 250, about 4 miles outside of Cameron.

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