On this West Virginia Week, we learned about plants that can thrive in former mine lands, we kayaked along the Gauley River, we learned about an art exhibit inspired by recent cuts at West Virginia University, and we saw dogs fly from Charleston to Michigan to reach their forever homes.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
PFAS, more commonly known as “forever chemicals," are manmade chemicals used in an array of industrial processes and consumer products, but linger in the environment and pose a risk to human health. Chris Schulz spoke with EWG Senior Scientist Tasha Stoiber about water contamination, its health risks, and possible solutions.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, tap water testing conducted in 18 states by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found New Martinsville had the second-highest level of PFAS, commonly known as “forever chemicals,” in the country at 40 parts per trillion. Chris Schulz spoke with EWG senior scientist Tasha Stoiber about water contamination, its health risks, and possible solutions.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Updated at 3:12 p.m. on Dec. 24, 2015Officials say no one was injured after a train that was carrying propane derailed in West Virginia.CSX Spokeswoman…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Chemical manufacturer Axiall Corporation says 11 contract workers have been injured in a boiler accident at its Natrium plant in West Virginia's Northern…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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