BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - Workers are back at a Beckley Newspapers' printing plant two weeks after it was closed for testing of waterborne bacteria.
The Register-Herald (http://bit.ly/1apPrwM) reports Publisher Frank Wood closed the plant on June 15 to bring in environmental consultants to test for Legionella bacteria. The consultants concluded the potential didn't exist.
Wood says he's "thoroughly relieved and very thankful" over the findings.
A Register-Herald plant employee previously was diagnosed with Legionnaires disease, although it wasn't known where the worker contracted it. Meanwhile, algae was found in two air-conditioning units, prompting the plant's closure.
The paper had been produced at temporary offices set up in a former school building.