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Century Aluminum ordered to develop cleanup plan by EPA

Stephanie Ostrowski Jun. 17, 2013, 7:00am

PHILADELPHIA – Century Aluminum of West Virginia has been ordered to develop a cleanup plan for a former industrial facility in Ravenswood, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

WVU College of Law graduates 119

Stephanie Ostrowski May 22, 2013, 10:34am

West Virginia University College of Law professor Robert Bastress addresses graduates at a May 18 ceremony.

Transportation Dept. to pay $30K to settle EPA allegations

Stephanie Ostrowski Apr. 2, 2013, 2:40pm

PHILADELPHIA – A $30,000 penalty will be paid by the West Virginia Department of Transportation to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank regulations at 10 facilities operated by the department’s Division of Highways.

Supreme Court won't accept negligence claim without expert testimony

Stephanie Ostrowski Feb. 14, 2013, 6:00am

CHARLESTON – Exposure to carbon monoxide allegedly caused by a malfunctioning home furnace or furnace ventilation system is why the Thompson family filed a complaint against the gas company, Dominion Hope.

PDC Mountaineer settles EPA allegations in Harrison County

Stephanie Ostrowski Dec. 5, 2012, 10:19am

PHILADELPHIA – To resolve construction activities violations at Marcellus Shale gas extraction facilities in northern West Virginia, PDC Mountaineer LLC has entered into a Clean Water Act administrative consent agreement and final order.

Company to prevent waste from reaching ground in Ravenswood

Stephanie Ostrowski Nov. 20, 2012, 5:04am

RAVENSWOOD – Three companies in Ravenswood have signed a consent order with the Environmental Protection Agency to prevent releases of cyanide into soil and groundwater at their 2.7-acre site.