On August 13, 1992, Governor Gaston Caperton announced the creation of the West Virginia Streams Restoration Program, dedicated to treating acid drainage from coal mining.
"Activists Seek Tighter Mining Rules"
"State Targets Acid Drainage For Cleanup"
Extract From Acid Mine Drainage Bond Forfeiture Report
Video Clip of Press Conference on Acid Mine Drainage
On This Day in West Virginia History: August