In The Long Run We Are All Dead

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As a conservative paradise, West Virginia is working hard to help its citizens economize. The state’s latest strategy: helping citizens self-embalm to save on funeral costs. A West Virginia state official told a legislative panel on Wednesday that he “can guarantee” residents are breathing in formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, nearly three weeks after a massive […]

This Is What We Call A “Teachable Moment.”

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Uh-oh. CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Officials in Kentucky and Ohio were preparing Monday for the arrival of a slow-moving, 60-mile-long chemical plume drifting toward them down the Ohio River, after its accidental release prompted a five-day water ban here. (snip) While many said they didn’t foresee a major problem, they also weren’t taking chances after the release of […]