The New Albany Sewer Board met Thursday to discuss a proposed 70 percent increase in sewer rates.
The Louisville Metro Council’s new Energy and Environment Committee will meet for the first time Thursday.
With new computers, televisions and small appliances being given and replaced this holiday season, Louisville Metro Government is trying to keep old electronic devices out of landfills.
It’s down to the final hours in Copenhagen, Denmark for international negotiators to reach agreement on a new climate treaty. Meanwhile, municipalities have taken it upon themselves to address climate change. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland Gourlay has this look at the fate of Louisville’s own Climate Action Plan.
The YouthBuild job training program in Louisville will receive 100 thousand dollars from the federal stimulus package.
This year’s Festival of Faiths is underway in Louisville and it’s exploring the subject of water. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Now in its 14th year, the festival features exhibits, lectures and art that link diverse faiths and community-based organizations under themes. The title of this year’s festival is “Sacred Water: Sustaining Life.” Mark Steiner… Continue reading Annual Festival of Faiths Focuses on Water
The 2.5 million dollar renovation plan will turn parts of the area southwest of downtown into a green-industry corridor to attract environmentally friendly jobs and industries.
The plan calls for the 14 hundred acre area southwest of downtown to be made more environmentally friendly through infrastructure improvements and incentives to attract green-collar jobs.
Using a five thousand dollar grant, a sustainable architecture class renovated the room in Louisville Hall.
Saturday, October 17, 2009 Producer: New Hampshire Public Radio Listen Again Fresh Greens tells the stories of how American youth think about their daily impact on our planet. NHPR, in partnership with Generation PRX and the Terrascope Youth Radio group at MIT teamed up to produce the one-hour special program. They invited youth radio groups… Continue reading Fresh Greens: Teens and the Environment