Rockwool Plant Division Among Jefferson County Residents Grows
On this West Virginia Morning, this summer will mark one year since thousands of residents in Jefferson County started a movement to rally against a Denmark-based company called Rockwool. The company’s proposed West Virginia plant would manufacture stone wool insulation across the street from an elementary school. The issue has sparked contention throughout the region. As Liz McCormick reports, the voices from those against Rockwool have grown louder, but so too have those who do want Rockwool in West Virginia.
Also on today's show, direct care providers work with some of our most vulnerable citizens, such as the elderly and people with disabilities. But recruiting and retaining quality caregivers is becoming increasingly difficult for care providers in West Virginia. Kara Lofton reports.
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