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Nearly $600,000 to 18 Kentucky counties to clean up illegal dumps

Grants for the Illegal Open Dump Grant Program comes from the Kentucky Pride Fund

People in Estill County want radioactive waste removed from landfill

Some people in Estill County are asking the state to rethink a plan that would leave more than a thousand tons of illegally dumped radioactive waste in an Estill County landfill.

KYTC: drivers should see safety improvements on US 25

Safety improvements are coming to a dangerous and deadly stretch of US 25 in Scott County.

State Finalizes $95K Fine for Radioactive Dump at Landfill

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – State officials have finalized an agreement with an eastern Kentucky disposal company that illegally dumped low-level radioactive fracking waste. The state...

Dump truck catches fire in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Firefighters say the cab of a dump truck is a total loss after the vehicle caught fire at around...

State proposes $95,000 fine for radioactive dump at landfill

State officials have reached an agreement with an eastern Kentucky disposal company that illegally dumped low-level radioactive fracking waste.

Last train unloads trash at eastern Kentucky landfill

There won't be any more out-of-state trash dumped at a landfill in eastern Kentucky.

Estill judge-executive writes lawmakers for more help

Estill County Judge-Executive Wallace Taylor is still mad. It's been more than a week since he learned of radioactive waste being dumped in the county landfill and his to-do list is still growing.

Public forum to address radioactive waste concerns

There’s a public forum Tuesday night about the low-level radioactive waste that was reportedly illegally dumped in a landfill in Estill County.

Kentucky county officials want mega dump closed

Officials in a northeastern Kentucky county are urging state regulators to close a mega dump fed by daily East Coast trash trains.

Lexington Dinner Train gets violations for discharging wastewater into Town Branch Creek

The R.J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train faces violations from both the city and state for illegally discharging wastewater into a creek.

Stolen dump truck recovered in Laurel Co.

The Laurel Co. Sheriff's office is reporting that a stolen dump truck was recovered after the driver was unable to drive it under a tunnel and fled the scene.

Madison County Man Crushed Under Dump Truck

According to State Police, a Berea man walked behind a dump truck as it was backing up, killing him.

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