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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Bentonite Clay in Dunkard Creek near Blacksville, WV 2012-10-02

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1026195
Incident Time: 2012-10-02 04:30:00
Nearest City: Blacksville, WV
Location: DUNKARD CREEK
Incident Type: FIXED
Material: BENTONITE CLAY
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: M3 APPLACHIA GATHERING
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 39.715556, -80.194722 (Explicit)
Reported Spill Volume: 4500 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED THAT THEY WERE DOING A HORIZONTAL DIRECTIONAL DRILL NEAR DUNKARD CREEK. CALLER STATED THAT THEY DISCOVERED THAT THE CREEK WAS DISCOLORED AND IT WAS A GREY COLOR AND THEY DISCHARGED APPROXIMATELY 4500 GALLONS OF BENTONITE CLAY INTO DUNKARD CREEK.
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ID:1671a3f4-2a0a-3cef-b8e7-6efa02a3dd2a
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1026195
Date:2012-10-02 04:30:00
Location:39.7155555555556 -80.1947222222222
Tags:NRC, BigSpill, release, trending