WVU to host WVU environmental whistleblower forum - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

WVU to host WVU environmental whistleblower forum

Posted: Updated:
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • A Dayton man is charged with assault in Scioto County, OH

    A Dayton man is charged with assault in Scioto County, OH

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-08-22 12:12:21 GMT
    A Dayton, OH man is facing charges after a stabbing. Deputies tell us that a male victim was brought into the Southern Ohio Medical Center around 7 a.m. Thursday morning with a stab wound to his abdomen. The victim has been identified at Leo Buggs, 34, of Columbus, OH. He was then flown to Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Buggs underwent surgery and is listed in stable condition in ICU. The stabbing happened at 207 Virginia Drive, Wheelersburg, OH. That is where they arrested Alexander P. Dillard,...
    A Dayton, OH man is facing charges after a stabbing. Deputies tell us that a male victim was brought into the Southern Ohio Medical Center around 7 a.m. Thursday morning with a stab wound to his abdomen. The victim has been identified at Leo Buggs, 34, of Columbus, OH. He was then flown to Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Buggs underwent surgery and is listed in stable condition in ICU. The stabbing happened at 207 Virginia Drive, Wheelersburg, OH. That is where they arrested Alexander P. Dillard,...
  • Drugs found wrapped in strange items in Boyd County, KY

    Drugs found wrapped in strange items in Boyd County, KY

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:21:48 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online
    Deputies arrested Thomas Reid of Detroit, MI and Jeremiah Bennett of Proctorville, OH Thursday night.
    Deputies arrested Thomas Reid of Detroit, MI and Jeremiah Bennett of Proctorville, OH Thursday night.
MORGANTOWN, WV (AP) -

West Virginia University is bringing whistleblowers to Morgantown to discuss the role they've played in environmental issues.

The panel discussion is set for Sept. 18.

Among the panelists will be Rick Plitz, a former senior associate at the U.S. Climate Change Science Program who exposed White House censorship of reports on global warming in 2005.

Also scheduled to participate is Jack Spadaro, a former head of the National Mine Health and Safety Academy who reported attempts to whitewash an investigation into a Kentucky coal slurry spill.

The third panelist will be Wilma Subra, a Louisiana scientist who exposed misleading statements by the Food and Drug Administration that seafood harvested in the Gulf of Mexico was safe to consume after the 2010 oil spill.

This event is being produced with the Government Accountability Project.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.