Some pollution you can smell or see: the fumes from a diesel-powered truck, a slick of oil on the Ohio River. Some sources are less noticeable but just as insidious. As WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, underground petroleum storage tanks are getting renewed attention with an influx of federal stimulus funds.
Thousands of gallons of water rushed out of an old underground mine in Leslie County late Saturday night. Although the flow has diminished to less than ten thousand gallons a minute, nearly forty thousand were gushing out earlier this week.