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West Virginia Legislative Committee updated on recent flood recovery efforts and 2016 issues

By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – During their Sunday interim meeting, members of the Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding heard about recent flood recovery efforts in McDowell County as well as ongoing efforts to demolish structures damaged in the June 2016 flood – which impacted numerous counties throughout West Virginia. 

Del. Ed Evans, D-McDowell, told committee members that after excessive rainfall . . .