By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio As Kentucky prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday, Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear are touting energy conservation efforts at the State Capitol. Gov. Beshear says improvements underway will reduce energy consumption by 22-percent, and save taxpayers $251,000 dollars a year. “The… Continue reading Beshears Tout Capitol Energy Saving Plan
Earth Week kicks off with an announcement by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear about plans for festivities and educational events across the Commonwealth.
Tomorrow is Earth Day, and many organizations and individuals will plant trees to support the environment. E.ON U.S. is among the organizations supporting such projects. The utility is giving 75-thousand dollars in matching grants to groups that plant trees responsibly. But officials are also asking that those who plant trees consider what they tree will… Continue reading Utility Company Urges Responsibility in Tree Planting