Fairmont Residents Concerned About Residue Seen on Mon River

13 July 2014
By Krista Baker, Monongalia and Preston County Reporter/Weekend Anchor

Kevin McCoy took video of the Monongahela River on Saturday afternoon and posted it on Facebook. The river appeared to have some sort of liquid substance floating on the surface.

He and several other people noticed it underneath the High Level Bridge in Fairmont, along with military boats.

The Department of Environmental Protection Public Information Office said they are aware of the situation and are looking into it.

They also said, “At this time, no industry, business, etc. has reported a spill to us.”

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