For this week’s edition of State of the News we’re going to start with a look at our enivorment (chemicals in the water, anyone?). Next, with less than a month left until JCPS starts back to school, we’ll get an update on reivews, raises and lawsuits. Finally, it’s politicking time again and we’ll hear what happened at the debates this week for the Mayor and Senate races. Join us Friday for this week’s State of the News.
The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, or ORSANCO, is considering a change to pollution control standards. The body will vote later this year on a measure that would let power plants apply for temporary exemptions from pollution controls.
Louisville Metro Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh Wednesday unveiled her vision for a greener 9th district, which includes Crescent Hill, Clifton and Butchertown.
To mark Earth Day Thursday, Democratic mayoral candidate Greg Fischer unveiled his energy and environmental services plan for Louisville if elected.
Saturday, April 24, 2010 9pm Producer: Spectrum Radio Listen Again The Energy Revolution explores discoveries and innovations in renewable energy. We’ll meet a wind power expert from Brussels, and visit the world’s largest solar tower in Seville and hear reports on a wide range of green technologies being developed around the US: turning cooking : turning cooking […]
Saturday, April 24, 2010 8pm Producer: Richard Paul and WFYI Listen Again Sustainability looks at what is being done to address our energy needs and environmental challenges — on a large scale and a small scale — to actually address some of the biggest problems we have. Hosted by Barbara Bogaev.
A new firing range for the Louisville Metro Police Department is now operational.
Saturday, April 3, 2010, 9pm Producer: America Abroad Media Listen Again The quest for a new Kyoto Protocol is generating plenty of hot air around the globe. “The Carbon Conundrum” explores the changing climate of carbon emissions — from the Peruvian rainforest, where economic development is slashing a weapon in the war on warming, to […]
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentuckians for the Commonwealth want lawmakers to do more study on the health effects of coal-based electricity. The citizens group invited Dr. Michael Hendryx of West Virginia University to testify before the House Health and Welfare Committee. Hendryx says his voluminous research on the health of residents of Appalachia […]
The Louisville Metro Council’s Energy and Environment Committee will review development plans for the Floyd’s Fork area Thursday.