Can flue gas purification provide a lifeline for coal?
The talk by Appalachian Power’s President and COO Charles Patton on the future of the coal and coal-burning electricity production at the recent Beckley Rotary Club meeting helped me to think about how we can persuade everybody involved in this field, the coal producers and users, the EPA, the Congress and the national and international agencies working on clear air environment, governments and other entities, to work together for the betterment of our future use of coal.
Forget Phil the groundhog, my money’s on the worm
I’m planning to file a breach of contract class-action lawsuit against the woolly worms in southern West Virginia. We were lied to!
Obituary can tell life story — good and bad, fun or not
Dying is no laughing matter. But I can’t help wondering what I should include in my obituary: the humor and the care required to tell my final story in print.
Those with cold hands need a warm heart to help them
The past two weeks have been so cold that my long underwear needed long underwear.
Though changed over time, newspapers' qualities remain
I’ve been working for newspapers for most of my life. I’ve worked full time, part-time and freelance. Most of my work has been with Beckley Newspapers, a publication I joined nearly 50 years ago.
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