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This photo released by the West Virginia National Guard shows a landslide Thursday, March 12, 2015 near Yeager Airport in Charleston, W.Va.

Funding Helps W.Va. Airport Recover Costs of Landslide Cleanup

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal funding will help a West Virginia airport recover the costs of cleaning up after a 2015 landslide. U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin announced the $3.2 million grant Monday from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Yeager Airport in Charleston. A safety overrun area near the end of… Read More

This photo released by the West Virginia National Guard shows a landslide Thursday, March 12, 2015 near Yeager Airport in Charleston, W.Va.

Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Over Runway Overrun Collapse

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit over the 2015 landslide that collapsed a runway safety overrun at Yeager Airport. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Yeager officials say the airport was awarded $14.8 million in the settlement that ends all legal wrangling stemming from the collapse. Of that, about $6 million… Read More

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Yeager Airport Installs Cameras to Monitor Landslide Area

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Yeager Airport officials have installed remote cameras to monitoring a man-made emergency overrun area that partially collapsed in March. The airport said Wednesday that airport personnel will continuously monitor the slope and a nearby creek. Earlier this week the Charleston airport said recent movement in the slope hadn’t compromised the creek’s channel and didn’t threaten… Read More