EQB issues formal order on conductivity

March 25, 2011 by Ken Ward Jr.

The West Virginia Environmental Quality Board has issued its formal order in the case of International Coal Group’s New Hill West Mine, regarding conductivity in strip-mining water pollution permits.

Here it is:

4 Responses to “EQB issues formal order on conductivity”

  1. Monty says:

    OK, on the face of it, this seems pretty cut and dried – the EQB took science into consideration and is sending the permit back to the Department of Environmental Protection and saying, in essence, “Do your job.” Why do I have the feeling it’s not going to end there?

  2. mayflyguy says:

    Is there a proper link to this document so I can save a copy or print it out?

  3. Ken Ward Jr. says:


    In the lower left of the document screen, click on the four arrows (when you move your cursor over them, it should say “view document in full screen.” A new window will open up with the document in it. Then, on the right-hand side, you’ll see several options, including “Original document (pdf)” … Right click on that and you can download the ruling and open it as a .pdf and print it out.


  4. mayflyguy says:

    Got it. Thanks Ken

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