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E-Day! At the State Capitol: More Sludge Stories

February 14, 2006
Photos by Vivian Stockman
Sludge Safety Project Holds Press Conference During E-Day!

The West Virginia Environmental Council's lobby team has been spearheading efforts to move the Sludge Safety Bill, so what better day to hold a press conference about the need for Sludge Safety than E-Council's annual E-Day! at the State Capitol?  See the sidebar for news coverage from the event and see below for photos from E-Day! 

West Virginia Public Broadcasting interviews Delegate Larry Barker about the Sludge Safety Bill.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting interviews Delegate Larry Barker about the Sludge Safety Bill.

West Virginia Public Broadcasting interviews Pauline Canterberry about coal sludge impoundments.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting interviews Pauline Canterberry about coal sludge impoundments.

WVU students collected a load of conatiners to make a point about the need for the Bottle Bill.
WVU students collected a load of conatiners to make a point about the need for the Bottle Bill.

Carol Warren, representing the West Virginia Council of Churches, speaks during Sludge Safety Project's E-Day press conference.
Carol Warren, representing the West Virginia Council of Churches, speaks during Sludge Safety Project's E-Day press conference.

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