Each Dec. 7, communities across the country commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor. This year, the ceremony at West Virginia University will integrate a new piece of history.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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Environmental advocates are beginning to measure the impact after the failure of an acid mine treatment facility last week in Preston County that sent high acidic water and sediment flowing downstream for miles.The state-managed, $8.5 million treatment plant on Muddy Creek was one of the last major steps put in place to restore the Cheat River watershed. Last Thursday, a pipeline ruptured at the plant following heavy rainfall in the region.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This wasn’t the first time Dave Bassage had seen orange water gush down the hillside and into Muddy Creek.He was kayaking down the stream when the original blowout happened in 1994 at the abandoned T&T Mine Complex in Preston County.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Private citizens are stepping up to repair a Preston County road important to the whitewater industry there. The state doesn’t have the means to get to…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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