A group of doctors will climb Mount Kilimanjaro this month to raise awareness about pulmonary hypertension. Betty O’Bryne, is a Gainesville woman who suffers from the disease. She says there wasn’t a support group near her so she took matters into her own hands. O’Bryne talked with Lauren Walters about how the physicans making the mountain climb will help the public better understand the disease.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89climb.mp3]
The scorned smell that wafts from Cabot-Koppers Superfund site on Northwest 23rd Avenue in Gainesville is from the excavation of the odorous pine tar still in the ground where charcoal facilities used to be on the Cabot Corp.’s 50-acre portion of the site.