Water advisory lifted after oil spill into West Virginia creek

Officials in Pine Grove, West Virginia have lifted a water advisory in the community after an oil spill into a creek from a MarkWest Energy facility, reports The Associated Press (AP). Town Recorder Rhonda Spencer told the news service that tests showed Pine Grove’s tap water was safe for consumption, prompting officials to lift an advisory to use the water only for flushing toilets. AP says officials at MarkWest's Mobley natural gas processing plant in Wetzel County reported a heat-transfer oil spill on February 20, 2016, with the company saying an undetermined amount of oil got into Fishing Creek.

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