OPINION ISSUED JANUARY 17, 1992
R. L. WHARTON, LTD
DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Claimant represents self.
John E. Shank, Deputy Attorney General, for respondent.
This claim was submitted for decision based upon the allegations in the Notice of Claim and the
Claimant seeks $7,270.00 and $1,308.60 in interest for plugging and filling oil and gas wells as
directed by the respondent state agency. The invoice for the services was not processed for payment
in the proper fiscal year; therefore, the claimant has not been paid. The respondent admits the
validity and amount of the claim and states that there were sufficient funds expired in the appropriate
fiscal year with which the claim could have been paid.
In accordance with West Virginia Code $14-2-12 the Court hereby denies interest in the amount of
In view of the foregoing, the Court makes an award in the amount of $7,270.00.
Award of $7,270.00.