Topic: Kanawha County
Rivers and streams are becoming cleaner thanks to industry advances and government regulation. But this week's chemical spill in West Virginia shows that threats to the environment and public water supplies remain.
Shain Gandee, a cast member of the MTV reality show 'Buckwild' was found dead in rural West Virginia on Monday. 'This is a very sad and tragic event,' a spokeswoman for Kanawha County Commissioner Kent Carper told Reuters.
Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper says flames shot 50 to 75 feet high before the fire was put out around 2 p.m.