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  1. DuPont withholds crucial information regarding the proposed sale of Washington Works plantRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Huntington News

    With a proposed spinoff of its chemicals business looming in the weeks ahead, Keep Your Promises is demanding that DuPont release the documents that will show how the environmental damages caused by the company will be addressed following the sale. DuPont has closely guarded the details of the spinoff of its Performance Chemicals division, which includes the Parkersburg-based Washington Works plant.

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  2. Public Service Commission Staff visits Schools for "Fix a Leak Week"Read the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Huntington News

    This week, representatives of the Public Service Commission will visit Chamberlain Elementary School in Charleston and Fairplains Elementary School in Parkersburg to celebrate "Fix a Leak Week". Following presentations about water conservation and efficiency, students in the third and fourth grades will be deputized to look for leaks in their homes.

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  3. Deja Vu: Former Radioactive Contaminated Site Described in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Huntington News

    Carborundum Metals located near Parkersburg, WV beginning in 1957 produced zirconium metal for use in constructing nuclear reactors for the U.S. Navy," according to a Department of Energy fact sheet contained on the Wall Street Journal WASTELANDS site. The WSJ series first published in February 2014 originally contained one nuclear legacy wasteland site in West Virginia --- the former Huntington Pilot Plant at International Nickel.

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  4. 11th Annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show set March 14-22, 2015 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Huntington News

    Quilters and fans of quilts are preparing for the 11th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show, scheduled for March 14-22, 2015, at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History. The museum is located in downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia, on the corner of 2nd and Juliana streets.

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  5. What is C8 and How Did it Get into the Ohio River Water?Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Huntington News

    What is C8 ? The contaminant also known as PFOA) is a chemical that was used in the manufacturing of Teflon, which is used in hundreds of products ranging from pots and pans to Goretex boots and cosmetics. For decades, DuPont used C-8 in its Washington Works plant near Parkersburg, West Virginia.

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  6. End of January Live Theatrical PerformancesRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Huntington News

    "August Osage County" by Tracy Letts Actors Guild of Parkersburg Fri-Sat Jan 23-24 at 8pm Matinee Sun Jan 25 at 2:30pm Actors Guild of Parkersburg 724 Market St, Parkersburg, WV Adult $15 a Senior $13 a Student $13 485-1300 or http://www.actorsguildonline.org/ Rated: AGP-R. This play contains adult content and language and is not recommended for those under the age of 18. "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon Mid Ohio Valley Players, Inc. Fri-Sat Jan 23-24, 30-31 at 8pm Matinee Jan 25 at 3pm 229 Putnam St, Marietta, Ohio 45750 Adults - $11, Students & Seniors - $9, Youth - $6.

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  7. This Weeks Live Theatrical OfferingsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Huntington News

    "Guys and Dolls" Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser Paramount Arts Center Thurs Jan. 15 at 7:30pm 1300 Winchester Ave, Ashland, KY $58.00 - 54.00 - 50.00 - 46.00 ***Least expensive option is to buy tickets in person, at the box office*** 606-324-0007 "Guys and Dolls" Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser The Clay Center Fri Jan. 16 at 8pm One Clay Square, Charleston, WV $64.25 - 48.50 - 32.50 ***Least expensive option is to buy tickets in person, at the box office*** 304-561-3570 "August Osage County" by Tracy Letts Actors Guild of Parkersburg Fri-Sat Jan 16-17 and 23-24 at 8pm Matinees Sun Jan 18 and 25 at 2:30pm Actors Guild of Parkersburg 724 Market St, Parkersburg, WV Adult $15 a Senior $13 a Student $13 485-1300 or http://www.actorsguildonline.org/ Rated: AGP-R.

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  8. This Weeks Live Theatrical OffceringsRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Huntington News

    Show lineup for this week, beginning Thurs. Jan 8, 2014. Info for upcoming shows also listed.

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  9. Multiple Suits Filed Against Dupont for Contaminated Drinking WaterRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | Huntington News

    Dozens of federal lawsuits have been filed against DuPont's Washington Works Plant near Parkersburg, WV for alleged knowing contamination of drinking waters with the chemical C8. Under a previously settled class action the company installed a carbon absorption treatment system to reduce C8 levels.

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  10. Live Theatricals for DecemberRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Huntington News

    This play contains adult content and language and is not recommended for those under the age of 18. "Glug" by Matthew Earnest The Lunar Stratagem Thur-Sat Jan 8-10 at 7:30pm Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center's Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre 1600 block of 5th Avenue, Huntington, WV $12 all seats / Free to full time MU students with valid ID.

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  11. Groups Coalesce Against Fracking Activity in Ohio River ValleyRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Huntington News

    Late in November, representatives of citizen groups from West Virginia and Ohio gathered in Huntington, W.Va., to discuss the growing threats to the Ohio River Basin, which provides drinking water for five million people. The impetus for the meeting came from the dramatic rise in the oil and gas industry's activities and proposals slated for the Ohio River Basin.

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  12. Statewide Transportation Improvement Program AmendmentRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Huntington News

    The West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways , has a proposed amendment to the presently approved 2014 - 2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program . A copy of the proposed amendment may be reviewed at the Division of Highways' Headquarters in Charleston or District Offices in Charleston, Huntington, Parkersburg, Clarksburg, Burlington, Moundsville, Weston, Elkins, Lewisburg or Princeton.

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