EPA admits PCB in Minden.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency will host open public meetings at Glen Jean later this month to discuss results of PCB soil and water samples taken around Minden and Fayetteville in May and June, Acting Regional EPA Director Cecil Rodrigues said Thursday.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host open public meetings at Glen Jean later this month to discuss results of PCB soil and water samples taken around Minden and Fayetteville in May and June, Acting Regional EPA Director Cecil Rodrigues said Thursday.

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Trust fund plan proposed to deal with PCB issue.

Charleston attorney and former Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael Callaghan plans to establish a trust fund and to sue insurance companies of entities responsible for dumping PCB in Fayette County illegally, including at Minden and Fayetteville, Fayette Prosecuting Attorney Larry Harrah said Tuesday.

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Former city manager comments on PCB.

Former City of Fayetteville manager George Shuff, of Minden, said that a refusal by federal, state and county agencies to dredge Arbuckle Creek has led to floodwaters carrying PCBs onto residents' properties from a United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund site.

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Minden PCB report shows samples 10 times the actionable standard set by EPA.

Samples taken along Arbuckle Creek in Minden show elevated levels of PCB contamination, a report by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows.

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EPA response to Fayetteville PCB.

An object located beneath PCB-contaminated soil near Fayetteville is a suspected underground storage tank, but a spokesman for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday that the EPA has never approved the plot of land as a PCB disposal site.

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Soil tests positive for PCB near Fayetteville.

West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) documents show that soil near Fayetteville is contaminated by PCB and that the contaminated soil is located above a buried object, a DEP official confirmed this week.

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When home turf becomes ground zero for cancer study.

When home turf becomes ground zero for cancer study: Minden residents recall more innocent times when coal was king

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