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Trump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus response; and lingering concerns about U.S. Census participation.

2020Talks - February 27, 2020 


House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn endorsed former VP Joe Biden, ahead of South Carolina's primaries. Super Tuesday states, including North Carolina, are also voting soon, but campaigning there is different.

Public News Service - KY: Toxics

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It doesn't happen often, but the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is withdrawing a wastewater permit for a controversial coal-fired energy plant proposed to be built along the Green River in Henderson County. Three groups had argued that the permit failed to address toxic pol

FRANKFORT, Ky. - State environmental officials say they will take a closer look at claims that a company has been mining in three counties of Kentucky without proper permits and has been damaging streams in those areas. The Sierra Club Cumberland Chapter and Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC) h

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky has one of the highest rates in the nation of women who smoke during pregnancy, ranking 49th of all the states, and Senator Denise Harper Angel (D-Louisville) hopes something can be done about it in the next legislative session. She has filed a bill that would provide more

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

Frankfort, KY – Assessment of toxics from the recent coal ash pond spill in Harriman, Tenn., is still underway, with the state now saying two contaminants have entered some water supplies. Millions of tons of coal ash sludge destroyed up to 15 homes near Knoxville and sent a slurry into the T

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