Photos, Prints, Drawings Aerial view of sludge impounded on Brushy Fork
About this Item
- Aerial view of sludge impounded on Brushy Fork
- Contributor Names
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- June 2, 1998
- Subject Headings
- - Mountaintop removal
- - Summer
- - June
- - Coal River Mountain Watch
- - Flyovers
- - Brushy Eagle Wet Refuse Impoundment (W. Va.)
- - Brushy Fork Sludge Pond (W. Va._
- - Coal River Mountain (W. Va.)
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Marfork
- - The capacity of this sludge pond is projected at seven billion gallons, with the level of the sludge rising to 2,250 feet above sea level. At the time of this photo, the impoundment contained about 500,000 gallons of sludge, rising to a level of 1,850 feet above sea level. Concerned over the possibility of leakages and spills into the underground mines beneath the impoundment, Communities downstream requested that the impoundment be closed.
- - Event: Coal River Mountain Watch flyover.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C242-01
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
ContributorsEiler, Lyntha Scott
SubjectsBrushy Eagle Wet Refuse Impoundment (W. Va.)
Brushy Fork Sludge Pond (W. Va.
Coal River Mountain (W. Va.)
Coal River Mountain Watch
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Eiler, Lyntha Scott. Aerial view of sludge impounded on Brushy Fork. June 2, 1998. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000650/. (Accessed January 17, 2017.)
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Eiler, L. S. (1998) Aerial view of sludge impounded on Brushy Fork. June 2. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000650/.
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Eiler, Lyntha Scott. Aerial view of sludge impounded on Brushy Fork. June 2, 1998. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000650/>.