West Virginia

WV Landowners in Path of Mountain Valley Pipeline Get Important Court Victory

From Downstream, Fall 2015, the newsletter of the Friends of the Lower Greenbrier River. by Ben Luckett, Friends of the Lower Greenbrier River Board Member As we reported in our last newsletter, FOLGR and many other groups around the state continue to oppose the two  42-inch pipelines that are proposed to carry fracked gas from…

It’s the Surreal Thing – Russell Mokhiber on Coca-Cola’s Purchase of Friendly Science at WVU

Published on Monday, September 07, 2015 by Common Dreams It’s the Surreal Thing Why should the country’s most obese state help Coca-Cola peddle obesity? by Russell Mokhiber We’re number one. In obesity. West Virginia is in a dead heat (emphasis on dead) with Mississippi. That’s according to the most recent ranking (2013) from the Trust for America’s Health —…

Caesar Gang Boys Culling Chickens, Charleston West Virginia, 1921

Oct. 13, 1921. Charleston, West Virginia: Some of the “Caesar Gang” boys demonstrating how to cull chickens to improve quality and quantity of product. Under direction of J. A. Wolfram, County Agent, Webster Co. W. Va. State 4 H Fair. From the National Child Labor Committee Collection (NCLC) of the Library of Congress. Working as…