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PNS Daily Newscast - June 27, 2019 


More time on the ground for the Boeing 737 MAX. Also, on our Thursday rundown: a diverse group to tackle salmon recovery. Plus, summer bees are buzzing, but for how long?

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Public News Service - KY: Environment

Frankfort, KY – Is Kentucky prospering from new jobs created in the state's growing clean energy economy? A new study from Pew Charitable Trusts answers "yes," finding more than 9,000 clean energy jobs have already been developed, even during the economic downturn. One Kentucky group says that

Frankfort, KY – Flash flooding in Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia has hit residents hard. It also has left them, along with state and county officials, wondering why federal relief funding is slow to arrive. When flooding and severe storms hit an area, the Federal Emergency Management Agenc

Berea, KY - Little steps can make a big difference when it comes to saving energy - and the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development's E3 project is proving it, in a large region of eastern Kentucky. "E3" stands for Energy Efficiency Enterprises, explains Josh Bills, the group's ener

Frankfort, KY – One strip mine too many. That's what critics of a mine planned next to Robinson Forest in Breathitt County are saying, because the forest already is nearly surrounded by other mines that are drastically changing the topography. Attorney Hank Graddy is an expert in water-quali

Frankfort, KY – Environmental groups are reacting to news The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has, for seven years, not released information documenting health risks for people, animals and fish near coal-fired power plant landfills and waste ponds. An analysis of the research shows Kent

Maysville, KY - The mercury is rising in northeast Kentucky, and the Sierra Club says it has nothing to do with warmer spring temperatures. The group's Cumberland Chapter is filing a lawsuit with the goal of limiting Kentuckians' mercury exposure from the East Kentucky Power Cooperative's (EKPC) co

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky is one of the stars in a new report on water pollution. The state is featured as a case study, which reports the affects from changes in federal Clean Water Act protections due to Supreme Court rulings. The study shows that almost 80 percent of the state’s popula

Lexington, KY – There's a buzz at the University of Kentucky today, as the Beehive Project showcases its latest work-in-progress: a visual documentation of the history of coal in Appalachia. Emily "Bee" is one of the artists working on the project; none of them use his or her real last name

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