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.
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
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.
A van carrying inmates crashed yesterday in Caroline County.
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
The Internal Revenue Service says the number of tax returns already filed this year ..is ahead of last year and their website is the way to get in touch with the IRS for fast service.
Dominion has filed with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to bid on 80,000 acres off the coast of Maryland for development of wind turbines that will generate electricity.
John Ogle with a report on a million and a half dollars in grant money VCU has received to help community college students interested in biology
The Town of Warsaw again is dealing with shortfalls in water and sewer income and the impact on the town budget.