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WVC 22 - 6 - 35 §22-6-35. Civil action for contamination or deprivation of fresh water source or supply; presumption.

In any action for contamination or deprivation of a fresh water source or supply within one thousand feet of the site of drilling for an oil or gas well, there shall be a rebuttable presumption that such drilling, and such oil or gas well, or either, was the proximate cause of the contamination or deprivation of such fresh water source or supply.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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