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A historically beautiful stream known as the Little Blue Run covers nearly one thousand acres of rolling, rural landscape in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Little Blue Run is now filled with arsenic-laced waste from a coal-fired power plant. In tiny Greene Township, where the pond consumes more than ten percent of the total land, little […]
Whistleblower David Goodstein former Director of Education for the Kaplan owned CHI Institute in Broomall, PA was intimately involved in 2006 when an investigation by the State of Pennsylvania into the Medical Surgical Technician program began. When it was suggested by management he bribe local hospital CFO’s with $5,000 or $10,000 dollar gifts to find […]