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Pharmaceutical Contamination And Residents React To Pipeline, This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, pharmaceutical products are winding up in West Virginia waterways, contaminating local rivers and wildlife. Chris Schulz spoke with two researchers about the issue and its environmental implications.

Plus, with the Mountain Valley Pipeline approved to begin operations, Curtis Tate spoke with residents who live near the pipeline about some ongoing health and safety concerns.

Also in this show, we share part of an episode of Us & Them that won a Best Podcast award from Virginias AP Broadcasters. Host Trey Kay dives into the state’s food support resources connected to a federal program called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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Chris Schulz produced this episode.

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