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West Virginia Coal Mine Sites and Water Quality Violations
Analysis and Mapping by Appalachian Voices, Water Quality Data by West Virginia Dept. of Env. Protection
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1 violations, 1 water samples.

 Cadmium, Dissolved   Lead, Dissolved   Mercury, Total   Selinium, Total   Silver, Dissolved   Zinc, Dissolved   Stream   Date   Notes   Sample ID   Watershed   Survy Type   lat   lon 
          0.006 mg/L         Bull Creek   Mar 18, 2003 10:00 AM      15439   Coal   TMDL-Secondary   37.9593   -81.7451