Bernie Madoff’s investment strategy was far from sustainable. But his prison is!
That’s right. Madoff’s clink is the nation’s first LEED-certified prison.
The EPA has announced it will revise standards for nitrogen oxides, or NO2, by early 2010. NO2 is a harmful-to-your-health gaseous emission from burning fossil fuels, and the major sources are vehicles and coal-fired power plants.
Louisville doesn’t exist in a vacuum, no city does. We’re part of Kentucky, part of the Ohio Valley, part of Kentuckiana, etc. And the same is true for the smaller cities and towns surrounding us. So, it stands to reason if one of us is doing well, then all will benefit; and if not . . . . the region suffers. Join us on Tuesday when we take a look at two recently released reports on Louisville and the surrounding region to see how we’re all doing, what we can do better and how we can move forward together. Listen to the Show
The Hudson Institute’s Center for Global Food Issues has launched a public relations campaign to boost the image of conventional meat production versus grass-fed and organically produced beef.
I’m thinking of moving to New Zealand, just to take advantage of this fabulous offer from Mitsubishi: buy a model called the Triton, and get a free goat!
If you’ve got a hankering to get into the electric vehicle market, now’s a good time. The U.S. Department of Energy has marching orders to dole out billions in stimulus funds to, well, stimulate this emerging market.
Wondering how the California Supreme Court’s decision today to uphold a ban on gay marriage will play out in Louisville? Here are a few links to follow:
Well, mostly. We did have air quality alerts here on Thursday and today (Friday), caused essentially by too many cars on the roads and high temperatures.
But on Capitol Hill, administrators and legislators alike made progress on curbing the kinds of emissions that can lead to those alerts.
This could be medical news serendipity or a reinforcement of not only the need for a 24-hour heart catheterization lab, but the necessity of means, public or private, to pay for it.
Arianne Cohen of the New York Times’ The Fix has a column up about dishwasher use. In it, she quotes Dries Engineering owner John Dries. Mr. Dries is the husband of WFPK’s own Marion Dries.