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Settlement would have companies pay millions for spill

Added: 28.04.2017 18:50 | 7 views | 0 comments

Residential customers and small businesses could receive thousands of dollars under a proposed settlement with the companies sued for a chemical spill and resulting water crisis in West Virginia's capital area three years ago.

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West Virginia State University Sues Dow Chemical For Contamination

Added: 27.04.2017 23:23 | 17 views | 0 comments

The school alleges the chemical manufacturing giant is responsible for the elevated levels of three likely carcinogens in its groundwater. Its lawsuit asks that the company provide for their removal.

From: www.npr.org

Lawsuit sparks debate on West Virginia public school bible classes

Added: 25.04.2017 20:45 | 4 views | 0 comments

The weekly optional Bible classes offered by the county's public school district could soon be over.

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West Virginia groundwater not affected by fracking, but surface water is

Added: 24.04.2017 21:32 | 9 views | 0 comments

Three years of fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but accidental spills of wastewater from fracked wells may pose a threat to surface water, according to a new study. The scientists used a broad suite of geochemical and isotopic tracers to sample for contaminants in 112 water wells near shale gas sites, including 20 wells that were sampled both before and after fracking began.

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From Risking His Life To Saving Lives, Ex-Coal Miner Is Happy To Take The Paycut

Added: 24.04.2017 8:48 | 18 views | 0 comments

The "Brave New Workers" series tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: after years working in the coal mines of West Virginia, a miner charts a new career in health care.

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'Brave New Workers': Ex-West Virginia Coal Miner Now Saves Lives As An EMT

Added: 24.04.2017 1:47 | 17 views | 0 comments

The "Brave New Workers" series tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: after years working in the coal mines of West Virginia, a miner charts a new career in health care.

From: www.npr.org

West Virginia public school's Bible class heads to court

Added: 24.04.2017 0:42 | 10 views | 0 comments


Gym is Trenton Tolliver's favorite class. But the 7-year-old is also a huge fan of the weekly Bible course at Princeton Primary, his public elementary school. He gets to play matching games about Bible stories and listen to classic tales. Noah and the Ark is a favorite. Adam and Eve and the garden...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners’ benefits

Added: 22.04.2017 7:48 | 16 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin and other coal-state Democrats threatened to shut down the government over the issue in December, but they ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Breakthrough Listen Search for Intelligent Life: First Results

Added: 21.04.2017 17:35 | 24 views | 0 comments

Breakthrough Listen - the largest ever research program aimed at finding evidence of intelligent life beyond Earth - has released its eleven events ranked highest for significance as well as summary data analysis results. The Breakthrough Listen project, announced in 2015, is currently using the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, the Automated Planet Finder [...]

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