Tag Archives: Water

THE EVOCATIONS OF TWO QUARTERS AND A NICKEL by Perry Mann

THE EVOCATIONS OF TWO QUARTERS AND A NICKEL I walk often and far relative to most inhabitants of this town and probably elsewhere. I seldom encounter a prominent citizen unless he has been told by his doctor to walk or … Continue reading

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Coal and Cancer

This came from a native of Southern West Virginia posted on West Virginia Highlands Conservancy facebook.  “When I grew up on Coal River, WV, our well was pure and clear until strip mining and blasting entered our area. Then it was … Continue reading

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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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Do They Expect Us To Pay For This

Do “they” really expect us to pay for this? My eyes were burning after I took ashower in the “safe” water that we are now enjoying here in Charleston and surrounding unfortunates. This morning I washed my still burning eyes … Continue reading

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“They” Expect Us To Pay For This?

Do “they” really expect us to pay for this? My eyes were burning after I took a shower in the “safe” water that we are now enjoying here in Charleston and surrounding unfortunates. This morning I washed my still burning … Continue reading

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Water won’t clear up until you get the hogs out of the creek.

Quote from Jim Hightower in his great newsletter The Hightower Lowdown which you can receive for just $10 per year.

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Poisoned Water From The Coal Industry

The real cost of coal drifts down the Elk River and is sucked into our water supply. This is Sunday and since Thursday around 300,000 people in eight West Virginia counties have been warned not to use the water coming … Continue reading

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