Correspondent John Ogle talked to the Environmental Protection Agency about the coal ash that spilled into the Dan River.
John Ogle began his career in broadcast journalism while still in high school. In nearly 50 years on the radio he has worked as a news anchor for the ABC, NBC, and Mutual networks and as News Director of radio stations in Richmond, Miami, Washington, and New York City. After ten years as News Director of WCXR, Alexandria, John returned to Richmond in 1993 and organized The Richmond Times Dispatch Broadcast News Service. In its 12 year history, the network’s programming was heard on 20 radio stations across Virginia. John retired from the Times Dispatch at the end of 2004 but is still heard daily as a freelance Correspondent on WCVE Public Radio and on the ABC Radio Network.
Articles by John Ogle
In mid April, The Commodore Corporation plans to close its Danville Division.
A federal judge sent a man from Brookneal to prison for five years yesterday on a fraud conviction involving a former UVa basketball standout.
John Ogle explains what Spay Day (February 25) is all about.
The US Environmental Protection Agency, state, and local agencies continue to monitor and assess the Dan River. They’re paying particular attention to the drinking water systems that are fed by the river.
The Environmental Protection Agency has been involved in the response to the coal ash that spilled into the Dan River working with both North Carolina and Virginia environmental agencies and localities that depend on the Dan for drinking water.
Officials continue to monitor the water in Kerr Lake in the wake of the spill of coal dust into the Dan River.
Richmond County Planning Commissioners are reviewing what at least a dozen speakers had to earlier this month about zoning for piers on the Rappahannock River.
A new report from the non profit Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis says Virginia has little to fear and much to gain by expanding Medicaid to include 400,000 uninsured Virginians.
Danville and South Boston depend upon the Dan River for drinking water and the coal ash spill and continuing leaks at the Duke Energy Plant in Eden, North Carolina, are being carefully monitored