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W.Va., Md. Search For Source Of Strange Odor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say they’ve had no luck finding the source of a mysterious odor along the state’s border with Maryland.

The state director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management says Maryland authorities alerted West Virginia about a possible gas leak Wednesday.

Jimmy Gianato says people in Maryland were calling to report they’d smelled mercaptan. That’s the substance added to natural gas to make it smell like rotten eggs.

Gianato says the state Department of Environmental Protection checked with gas facilities and pipelines on the West Virginia side, but no one reported any leaks.

Maryland’s Department of Emergency Management says it received reports about the odor from Frederick, Prince George’s and Montgomery counties.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  1. Doug says:

    Pardon me.
    I had prunes with my bran flakes,
    and well…….
    Gas happens

  2. t smith says:

    there sulphur springs all over those hills dont they think some of the sulphur water has leched in to rivers ?after all they are digging all over the place to put up new homes

  3. KottaMan says:

    It’s probably a backdraft from PG County in MD …….. braaaccckkk!!!

  4. L.i says:

    smells Like gas in baltimore harford rd parkville area yuck

    1. Heather says:

      smells like back river or dundalk LOLOL

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