Most of the aquatic animals that live in a thirty mile stretch of Dunkard Creek died in 2009. The creek runs from Morgantown, West Virginia into Greene County, Pennsylvania. Regulatory investigators spent months trying to figure out what happened.
In September 2009, a 43-mile-long creek that meanders across the West Virginia/Pennsylvania border suffered one of the most catastrophic environmental disasters in regional history. Two years later, artists have collaborated to pay homage to the animals that perished by the thousands in Dunkard Creek.
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is approving two permits that will allow natural gas drilling near Dunkard Creek
Two environmental groups say they will sue CONSOL Energy if the company does not come into compliance with federal water quality standard
People who live near Dunkard Creek in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania are frustrated over how the West Virginia Department of
West Virginians are looking at regulations related to large amounts of salts in waterways.
The West Virginia DEP still stands by its theory that golden algae killed fish in Dunkard Creek.
There's been a lot of speculation about what led to the fish kill at Dunkard Creek.