Court Order Against Oil Company Behind Water Contamination

One day after filing a lawsuit, the state gets a court order against an Eastern Kentucky oil company.

The order allows the state to bring contempt of court charges against Childers Oil if the company is responsible for any further leaks.

The company is blamed for two separate incidents that left water contaminated and usable for people in Letcher County, including one only two weeks ago.


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  • by Andy on Mar 5, 2009 at 05:19 AM
    Better not mess with the BOSS HOGG's.You will end up in prison?!!They have more power then anyone else.You get something dropped in the back seat of your car,and proclaimed a dopie,and away you go.
  • by Jim on Mar 5, 2009 at 04:26 AM
    Great news for all except one.
  • by Amanda Location: Whitesburg on Mar 4, 2009 at 04:25 PM
    Well, la dee dah

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