Daily Archives: November 14, 2008

Coal Companies Apply for Discharge Permits

November 14, 2008
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Several coal companies are applying for water discharge permits into Letcher County streams. Notices published by the Division of Water today include the following: BLUE MOUNTAIN VENTURES, INCORPORATED, US 119 & Pine Creek Road, Mayking, Kentucky. KPDES No. KYG046134. DNR No. 867-0453 A1. AI No. 97639. This permit action involves a new source discharge...

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Laborartory Clarifies Gasoline Results

November 14, 2008
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McCoy and McCoy Laboratories now says tests of samples Headwaters Inc took from the Kentucky River are valid, though tap water samples could be incorrect because of the type of bottles used and the tests run. Samples downstream of the contamination site at Ermine did show detectable amounts of gasoline range organics in the...

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Gasoline Range Organic Test Suspect

November 14, 2008
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Test results returned on independent samples taken by Headwaters Inc. in the aftermath of a petroleum release into the river at Whitesburg show a detection for gasoline range organics in both the river water downstream of the contamination site, and tap water from six of seven sites sampled. The test results can be found...

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