Don't drink the water, says 4th-largest Ohio city
Large containers were being filled with water at a prison near Columbus and trucked about 130 miles north to Toledo, said Joe Andrews, a spokesman for the Ohio Department of Public Safety. The state also asked major grocery chains to divert as much water ...
Appalachia to Atchafalaya
His dad, Lon Savage, is a Charleston native and penned a book about the history of the mine wars in southern West Virginia. Chapman’s family is originally from the banks of the Ohio River in the ... will be a total of 2,200 miles. The starting point ...
A Century of Controversy, Accidents in West Virginia’s Chemical Valley in Lead-up to Spill
Even before last week's chemical spill fouled tap water in nine counties in West Virginia ... Charleston, the state capital, and an activist with the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition. Indeed, people who live in the Kanawha River Valley, which much ...
Spill blow to Charleston’s economy
CHARLESTON — On the third day without clean tap water, business owners with empty dining rooms and quiet aisles of merchandise around West Virginia’s capital were left to wonder how much of an economic ... in hotels about 40 miles away.
Compare Ohio and Cleveland-area taxes to Charleston, West Virginia (calculator)
By comparison, the 1.3 million in Cuyahoga County would make up nearly three-fourths of the population for the entire state of West Virginia. What's different? Unlike Ohio towns, Charleston doesn't tax individual incomes. It relies heavily on business taxes.