Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition

 

Brushy Fork Slurry Impoundment Report

Is a coal slurry impoundment disaster coming to a community near you?

 

 

Brushy Fork Sludge Impoundment

Summer Solstice Sludge Tour (page 4)

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Surface mining just above the upstream extent of BF slurry pond, where blasting of overburden occurs as needed, despite the presence of underground mines directly beneath the pond.

 


Sump pump used to withdraw water from top of sediment ponds, then discharge it into downstream pond while the upper pond is dredged.

 


Coal that has been crushed and washed, ready for loading.

 


Coal being loaded for delivery

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