Tag Archives: Boone County

This is in your hot water tank

Ben Stout, Wheeling Jesuit University biologist and water expert shows what is in your hot water tank after the coal cleaning chemical spill.

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I grew up never hearing anyone use the word Appalachia. We were from West Virginia or Boone County or Kanawha County or Lincoln County. The word became popular during the war on poverty and became grant and thesis writer’s favorite … Continue reading

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Coal Industry Infiltrating Education with Propaganda

Below is a reaction to our presentation at Scott High School on March 26. KK Matthews is the brave teacher who invited us. You can send him some encouraging words at kerry.k.matthews@gmail.com Maria Gunnoe is the OVEC organizer who lives … Continue reading

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Fork Creek Memories West Virginia Highlands Voice May, 2012

Fork Creek Memories West Virginia Highlands Voice May, 2012 My sainted grandma Barker told me of the rich Mr. Skinner riding his horse up and down Coal River buying mineral rights. Sometime back then someone got the bright idea to … Continue reading

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