A Pittston Coal Co. dam failure on Feb. 26, 1972, caused destruction along Buffalo Creek in West Virginia. The spill left 125 people dead, 1,100 injured and 4,000 homeless.
A Pittston Coal Co. dam failure on Feb. 26, 1972, caused destruction along Buffalo Creek in West Virginia. The spill left 125 people dead, 1,100 injured and 4,000 homeless.
A Pittston Coal Co. dam failure on Feb. 26, 1972, caused destruction along Buffalo Creek in West Virginia. The spill left 125 people dead, 1,100 injured and 4,000 homeless.

In case of dam break: No plan

February 26, 2012 12:00 AM