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Eric Waggoner
Eric Waggoner teaches in the English department at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, WV. He has been a contributing writer for the New Times, Metro Times, and Village Voice newspaper chains, and is currently a masthead writer for Magnet magazine out of Philadelphia, PA.

Entries by Eric Waggoner

I'm From West Virginia and I've Got Something to Say About the Chemical Spill

(280) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 6:27 PM

My dad, a lifelong firefighter, used to teach Hazardous Materials Response and Safety classes to first responders. The first informational point he covered at the beginning of the course was how to read the classification marks on transportation tankers -- the little diamond-shaped signs, usually mounted on the back of...

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