MSD to Answer Questions, Take Comments on Sewer Overflow Projects

The Metropolitan Sewer District will hold a public meeting tomorrow afternoon to answer questions about the projects the district is taking to reduce sewer overflow. MSD spokesman Brian Bingham says there are a number of projects the agency is undertaking as part of a consent decree with the federal Environmental Protection Agency. “The large expansion […]

Green Building Adapts to Various Structures, Scales in Kentucky Architecture

Green building is often seen as a luxury. A lot of projects are capital-intensive, and take years to make up for their costs in energy savings. But as energy prices rise, sustainable buildings are starting to make even more fiscal sense for all types of buildings. The corner of Seventh and Liberty streets in downtown […]

EPA Outlines Process in Calculating Pollution Limits for Floyds Fork

Stakeholders including residents and wastewater treatment plant operators gathered in Middletown last night for a meeting with officials from the Environmental Protection Agency. This was the first step in determining new pollution limits for the Floyds Fork watershed. The state says Floyds Fork is impaired, which means the waterway can’t fulfill its designated functions. The […]

City Says Ohio River Fish Kill Wasn’t Caused by Chemical Spill

City officials have determined that a mysterious sheen on the Ohio River two weeks ago was not caused by a chemical spill. But though they’ve ruled that out, the evidence is inconclusive. The Metropolitan Sewer District sent several of the Asian Carp that were found dead in the river out for tissue analysis. And according […]