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W. Va. Syringe Exchange Program Launched

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A syringe exchange program is being launched to reduce diseases within Cabell County’s population of injection-drug users. State and local officials announced the one-year pilot program on Thursday at a news conference in Huntington. Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Karen L. Bowling says the state will provide $10,000 to… Read More

Study: Drill Waste in W. Va Landfills Unlikely to Get in Water

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A state study says it’s unlikely that significant amounts of untreated natural gas drilling waste in landfills will get into groundwater or surface water. The Department of Environmental Protection released the report Wednesday on drill cuttings in landfills. Though the report says it’s unlikely, if the waste’s runoff hit a water… Read More