The Associated Press has released an investigative report on the presence of pharmaceuticals in drinking water across the nation. The report cites several specific drugs – anti-anxiety, anti-epilepsy, and even sex hormones – in results from water tests at plants from California to New York.
The periodic cicadas are emerging … again. Get ready for the arrival of ‘Brood IV’ by attending a workshop where you can learn how to protect your tender trees and shrubs.
A look at Kentucky bills about internet legislation.
Rep. Rob Wilkey, D-Scottsville and Majority Whip, introduced legislation in the House on Tuesday that would require state government to track and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
On tomorrow’s show we’ll talk to experts from the Kentucky Humane Society about dog behavior and training. To us, it sounded like a great excuse to show off our cute dogs. So now that you’ve seen ours, show us yours!
As reported on WFPL, TARC has just purchased eleven new vans for disabled passengers on their TARC 3 route. Each van cost over $30,000 and TARC made the purchase with federal funds.
At an investors’ meeting in London last Wednesday, BP officials said the company’s alternative energy businesses were not delivering enough shareholder value.
I put a piece up on the Studio 619 blog that gives tips on tracking Kentucky legislation, but what if you want to see what’s happening on the national scene?
The USDA plans to release a revised “Plant Hardiness Map” any day now, based on more recent climate data. And project “Bud burst” is inviting observers nationwide to log and report when plants bud and blossom.
I reported on the role of zoos in conservation last week, and while I was researching, I learned that zoos will play another important role in species conservation. They’re not as iconic, perhaps, as polar bears, but frogs may well take their place as ambassadors of extinction. And long-term residents of zoos.