Meth- is a prefix used in chemistry. It indicates that a chemical compound has been derived from methane or contains "methyl" groups.
The chemical that was spilled therefore shares the same chemical group and prefix as Methamphetamine. In fact, it shares this prefix twice over (methylcyclohexane methanol) - Doubled!
I can't help but think there may be a message here: West Virginia is one of the states with the highest Meth use and manufacture.
The LORD is patient and slow to anger, but perhaps He is giving his people a wake-up call.
The Bible speaks of the LORD's punishment being double for sin and iniquity, and for allowing the 'land to be defiled'.
West Virginia, and many other states, have allowed the 'Meth' problem to proliferate with no end in sight.
This terrible drug is a plague and ruins the people involved as well as destroying the land and property anywhere near its manufacture.
Meth has caused terrible fires, well poisoning, destruction of property, and the complete ruin of countless lives.
The Lord is pleading with us: "Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith the Lord of hosts." Malachi 3:7
Turn to the Lord, before it's too late, and before we receive DOUBLE for our iniquities:
Isaiah 40:2 Jerusalem hath received of the Lord's hand double for all her sins.
Isaiah 61:7 For your shame ye shall have double.
Jeremiah 16:18 And first I will recompense their iniquity and their sin double; because they have defiled my land, they have filled mine inheritance with the carcases of their detestable and abominable things.
Jeremiah 17:18 ...Bring upon them the day of evil, and destroy them with double destruction.
Ezekiel 21:14 Thou therefore, son of man, prophesy, and smite thine hands together. and let the sword be doubled the third time, the sword of the slain...