Unclear who is investigating oil leak and vandalism; community activist speaks out

BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Oil sits on top of the areas where the water pools on the Pond Fork River.

Maria Gunnoe is the director of a non-profit, Mother Jones Community Foundation, with a long list of awards for community activism in West Virginia. She has been capturing the oil leak the only way she can which is on video.

“I have seen a very clear sheen of oil and oil substance I’ll call it, on the river and it has a very pungent smell to it,” said Gunnoe

READ the full article by Kim Rafferty published by WSAZ NEWS CHANNEL 3 on February 8, 2022 here.

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