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New Film ‘Impossible Town’ And Fall Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking Season In Full Swing, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, a film called Impossible Town, based in Minden, West Virginia, features Dr. Ayne Amjad’s efforts to relocate the town’s residents after decades of exposure to chemical contamination during her tenure as the state’s health officer. Appalachia Health News Reporter Emily Rice spoke with the co-directors of the film ahead of free screenings of the film across the Mountain State.

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Lawsuit Alleges Union Carbide Failed To Report Toxic Landfill

On a recent sticky July afternoon, Diana Green stands on the muddy bank of lower Davis Creek in South Charleston, West Virginia. As a child, she enjoyed…

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Capito Among Senators Seeking Faster EPA Action On PFAS Chemical Pollution

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators including West Virginia Republican Shelley Moore Capito this week introduced two bills aimed at further regulating a…

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A Lifeline for Some Communities, Federal Cuts Pose Problems for EPA's Superfund Program

On a recent drive through the Northview neighborhood of Clarksburg, James Lachapelle surveyed what is left of the factory that was once the lifeblood of…

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