WV TAP Says The Water Is 'Safe', Reactions to Blankenship's UBB Film, Marshall Co. Mushrooms, & More

Apr 2, 2014

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Taking into consideration dermal and inhalation exposures, as well as ingestion, WV TAP researchers offer a screening level for MCHM eight times as stringent as the CDC's--still yet, they say levels of the chemical in the water below the federal agency's screening level is "safe." Mine safety professors have joined Sen. Joe Manchin in saying they were misrepresented by Don Blankenship's film Upper Big Branch - Never Again. A Marshall County high school senior wins a scholarship by creating a business plan to sell mushrooms. Marshall University football comes off a 10-4 season and a win in the Military Bowl with hopes of carrying that momentum forward.