Monthly Archives: March 2016

EPA: C8 Health Advisory Update Coming this Spring

The US EPA is developing an updated lifetime Health Advisory for C8 and the new guidance is scheduled to be released this spring. C8 or PFOA – DuPont’s controversial Teflon chemical – has been detected in local water supplies as … Continue reading

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Deputy DUI Involved Multiple Agencies

More information is coming to light about the traffic stop involving a drunk and speeding Wood County Deputy Cory Six. Today we are learning that the March 4 incident involved multiple law enforcement agencies. The pursuit began when an on-duty … Continue reading

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Special Prosecutor Requested for Deputy DUI

Wood County Prosecutor Jason Wharton has requested a special prosecutor to handle the case involving Wood County Deputy Cory Six. On the night of March 4, while off duty, Six was involved in a pursuit that exceeded speeds of 120 … Continue reading

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WVUP Axes Faculty

WVUP will cut jobs to reduce costs. Late yesterday afternoon, President Fletcher Lamkin sent an email to the campus community stating that several faculty and staff were notified that their positions will be eliminated as of May 31. Lamkin said … Continue reading

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Deputy Rehabs in California after Chase

Instead of facing an immediate arrest for drunk driving and speeding, a Wood County deputy fled to California for rehabilitation. Sheriff Ken Merritt says he will not take any administrative action against Deputy Cory Six while he is in rehab. … Continue reading

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Chemical Rant: Shame on Kasich & Tomblin

Shame on Ohio Governor John Kasich and West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin! This week the governors of three states (New York, New Hampshire and Vermont) demanded action from US EPA on C8/PFOA. Ohio and WV remain the most impacted … Continue reading

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