Kanawha River


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Ka·na·wha River

 (kə-nô′wə)
A river of southern West Virginia flowing about 150 km (95 mi) from the confluence of the New and Gauley Rivers northwest to the Ohio River.
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Noun1.Kanawha River - a tributary of the Ohio River in West VirginiaKanawha River - a tributary of the Ohio River in West Virginia
Mountain State, West Virginia, WV - a state in east central United States
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Some of the oil discharged during and following the train derailment flowed into the Kanawha River and Armstrong Creek.
Among the coal plants previously retired were Muskingham River in Ohio, Big Sandy in Kentucky, Kammer and Kanawha River in West Virginia, and Clinch River and Glen Lyn in Virginia.
16 derailment of a CSX train in West Virginia triggered a massive explosion near a cluster of homes along the Kanawha River and led to more than $23 million in damage.
The company will spend another $4.23 million to improve emergency preparedness and response in Institute and protect the Kanawha River. Bayer CropScience also will pay a $975,000 civil penalty.
Two days later, on February 16, a 109-car CSX oil train derailed near Mount Carbon, West Virginia, spilling oil into the Kanawha River and forcing the evacuation of close to 2,500 people.
One or two of the cars plunged into the Kanawha River, said Robert Jelacic of the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
One or two of the cars plunged into the Kanawha River in the US state of West Virginia.
In Monday's crash, residents near the town of Mount Carbon were forced to flee their homes in frigid weather and leaking crude oil threatened the water supply from the Kanawha River. Ten months ago, a CSX train carrying Bakken crude derailed in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, catching fire and spilling crude in the James River.
MOUNT CARBON, West Virginia -- A train carrying more than 100 tankers of crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday, sending at least one into the Kanawha River, igniting at least 14 tankers and sparking a house fire, officials said.
boops were collected from five sampling efforts during 1999 to 2005 within the South Fork Hughes River drainage of the Little Kanawha River drainage, West Virginia (Fig.
They worry that the chemical will leach from the landfill and make its way into the Kanawha River, upstream from some drinking-water intakes.
The Elk River flows into the Kanawha River in downtown Charleston.