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Improving West Virginia Corrections, Conserving Salamanders And Accessing Dental Care, This West Virginia Week

This week on West Virginia Week we learn about improvements being made to the state’s correctional facilities. Also we learn about the issues of protecting endangered Appalachian salamanders.

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Virginia Tech Study Explores Lack Of Water Access In Appalachian Communities

It’s an old story in Appalachia: failing water systems leaving people afraid to drink from their taps. Now, Virginia Tech researchers are putting numbers behind the stories with a study of water inequality in McDowell County, West Virginia.

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More Than 300 Streams Missing From State's Polluted List, EPA Says

The EPA has identified 346 streams in West Virginia that don’t meet water quality standards under the Clean Water Act, totaling 1,600 miles.

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