Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Potential Claims On Behalf Of Trans Energy, Inc. Stockholders

Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Trans Energy, Inc. (“Trans Energy” or the “Company”) (OTCMKTS:TENG) relating to a settlement reached with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Justice, and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.

The settlement was announced on September 2, 2014, and requires the Company to “restore portions of streams and wetlands at 15 sites in West Virginia polluted by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredge or fill material.”

According to the allegations, “the company impounded streams and discharged sand, dirt, rocks and other materials into streams and wetlands without a federal permit to construct well pads, impoundments, road crossings and other facilities related to natural gas extraction.” Trans Energy will be forced to pay a penalty of $3 million to the federal government and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.

If you are a Trans Energy stockholder and wish to obtain additional information, please contact J. Brandon Walker, Esq. by email at bwalker@kmllp.com, or telephone at (212) 699-1145, Melissa Fortunato, Esq. by email at mfortunato@kmllp.com, or telephone at (212) 699-1141, or toll free at (888) 529-4787, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Kirby McInerney LLP is a New York-based law firm concentrating in securities, whistleblower, antitrust and consumer litigation. For additional information, please go to www.kmllp.com.

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