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Kent Residents: ‘We Evacuated Ourselves’

Neighbor: ‘It Looked Like the Whole Valley Was Exploding’

September 29, 2013

KENT, W.Va. — Delbert Wade heard a pounding at his door. It was just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Lorri Davisson heard the same pounding just minutes later. A neighbor stood outside....

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Sep-29-13 9:02 PM

I have to admit that if “the whole valley was exploding,” “the whole sky was orange,” and “it sounded like landing airplanes” I probably would have evacuated myself, too.

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Sep-29-13 6:15 PM

There MUST be a community alert siren system in place!!!

Bayer has one and so does PPG so why was this not required??

One remote siren pole would be a very minimal cost yet could mean life or death to residents!

At the very LEAST they should be REQUIRED to notify PPG and use THEIR sirens to alert the residents!!

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Sep-29-13 3:54 PM

I'm shocked at another case of death and destruction wrought by the shale gas industry.

Uh... you say there were no deaths? No destruction, either?

Well, better luck next time, loons. LOL

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Sep-29-13 9:26 AM

September (the whole month) is "National Preparedness" month. Did any of you participate? did any of you hear about it?

Our goberment local, state and feds have the peeps so scared and then justify positions to save us!

Reality is, you are on your own and good luck to you!

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Sep-29-13 8:45 AM

The official story "We Evacuated the Residents of Kent". Well, they had to say that, they couldn't risk loosing their "Hero" status.

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Sep-29-13 7:46 AM

Just another example of how the "official story" and the reality of residents who live in the shadow of fracking really differs....

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Sep-29-13 6:45 AM

Google the word BLEVE and watch the videos.

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