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DEP Creating Tank Rules, Solutions for Heroin Abuse in W.Va. and a Video Focused on Local Artists

West Virginia Morning
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The state Department of Environmental Protection has released a website that will soon house new regulations for above ground storage tanks. For now, the site contains all of the public comments the agency has received while they prepare to write those rules. As heroin use rises in the state, U.S. Prosecuting Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia William Ihlenfeld is looking for ways to treat the problem and a new video project is focused on supporting artisans in the Eastern Panhandle.

Ashton Marra covers the Capitol for West Virginia Public Radio and can be heard weekdays on West Virginia Morning, the station’s daily radio news program. Ashton can also be heard Sunday evenings as she brings you state headlines during NPR’s weekend edition of All Things Considered. She joined the news team in October of 2012.