Content Tagged 'EPA'

Ky House Speaker Tweets He Was Kicked Out of White House After Shouting Match
A tweet was sent out by Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo Wednesday night stating that he had "just got thrown out of White House after shouting match with Administration over coal..."
Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian
The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution is getting a splash of pop culture, thanks to a flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
Crews Continue Fighting McCreary County Fire
A fire that began at a tire factory in McCreary County Wednesday was still burning Thursday. Emergency management and the EPA worked to smother it. Video Video
Fayette County Health Department Promotes Radon Awareness
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is joining the U.S. EPA and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in urging people to learn more about the dangers of radon, particularly in homes.
Several KY Politicians Criticize EPA CO2 Emissions Plan
The EPA tells states to start making a plan to cut CO2 emissions from power plants 30% nationwide by 2030. The rules generated responses from all corners. Video Video
EPA says it can't find some records on Alaska mine
The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that it's having trouble finding emails from a former biologist, who was evaluating the environmental impact of a massive gold and copper mine proposed for southwest Alaska.
Senate Rejects McConnell-Supported Coal Resolution
The US Senate has rejected a bill backed by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky that would have called for the Environmental Protection Agency to weaken standards for mercury, lead, arsenic, and other toxins from coal-fired power plants.
EPA To Clean Mercury Spill
A mercury spill in a Lexington home is so complicated, the EPA will have to handle it. Video Video
Coal Miners And Environmentalists On Collision Course At EPA Hearing
Coal miners and environmentalists held separate protests prior to a scheduled federal EPA hearing on Kentucky mine permits Tuesday evening. It was jobs versus the environment. Video Video
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