For National Parks, Pollution, Confusion

The skies over Mammoth Cave National Park are already so hazy, it’s hard to see more than a few miles. Now, a confusing whirl of pending regulations and law suits is putting the future of air quality in all national parks at stake. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports.

Schools, Businesses Join Kilowatt Crackdown

Louisville businesses and schools are entering a competition to increase their building’s energy efficiency. It’s called Kilowatt Crackdown. All 150 Jefferson County Public Schools are in the competition, and about thirty businesses have joined so far. Leslie Cook with the EPA’s EnergySTAR program says Louisville is leading the way with this initiative. “We really see… Continue reading Schools, Businesses Join Kilowatt Crackdown

Measuring Up Louisville's Recycling Program

Louisville metro recently completed a new five-year plan for managing trash. The plan calls for Louisville to recycle 25% of that waste—a goal the city hasn’t changed in years. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland investigates whether the city is reaching that goal, and where it’s falling short.