Remembering Ben Stout: An Environmental Legacy

Written by Jude Platz on . Posted in News

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Benjamin Stout, a pioneer and exceptional leader in the field of environmental science, dedicated his life to creating a positive impact on the community around him. Whether through his work as a professor of Biology at Wheeling Jesuit, his performance as an expert witness in court cases regarding watershed impairment, or his advocacy for improving the water quality of West Virginia’s rivers, Ben left his mark on the industry, and left a lasting impact on the community and the people he worked with. Ben died of cancer Aug. 3 at his home in Wheeling, surrounded by his family. Read about his incredible impact here: