A coalition of environmental groups is suing the Environmental Protection Agency in federal court over a recently approved mountaintop removal mining rule change. The old rule required mining companies to keep debris at least a hundred feet away from valley streams. But because of different interpretations of the rule, many miles of streams have already been covered with debris.
With the heads of the Big Three automakers in Washington asking for financial assistance, local United Auto Workers union members are encouraging Congress to approve loans for the companies.
Legislation proposing tax incentives for the film industry is in the works for the upcoming Kentucky General Assembly, but questions remain on how it would work, especially during an economic downturn.
Several counties are usually under orders to use only RFG because of their smog problems. But RFG is in short supply. So through the end of September, gas suppliers in those areas can look to more readily available fuels.
A round up of the latest windstorm updates, including the calling up of National Guard troops for Louisville, expected power outages, school closings, and more.
A group of elected officials investigating Louisville’s high gas prices are intensifying their focus on wholesalers.
Federal, state and city representatives today gathered in West Louisville to pledge their support to a new cultural institution. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Gov. Steve Beshear and other leaders say they will help the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage find some of the funding needed to finish the majority of its construction by the… Continue reading Cultural Center Gets Boost from Gov. Beshear
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is part-way through his 12-city town hall tour, meeting with local residents and taking questions and comments.