Sen. Robert Byrd Dies; Had Big Impact on West Virginia Environment

"CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Robert Carlyle Byrd, the longest-serving member of Congress in United States history, who spent much of his career as a conservative Democrat and ended it by fiercely opposing the war in Iraq and questioning the state's powerful coal industry, died Monday. He was 92."

Greg Moore reports for the Charleston Gazette June 28, 2010.

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Source: Charleston Gazette, 06/28/2010