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PNS Daily Newscast - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for president. And COVID-19 is ravaging the black community in some areas, including Milwaukee.

2020Talks - April 9, 2020 


Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders drops out of the race for president, though he assured supporters yesterday his movement will continue. A federal judge ruled this week a lawsuit in Florida awaiting trial will apply to all people with former felony convictions, not just the 17 plaintiffs.

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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