Chemical plant pollution has ‘elevated’ cancer risk in a West Kentucky city, study says

BY: - January 29, 2024

“Toxic air pollution,” largely from a single chemical manufacturer, is elevating the risk of cancer for the approximately 2,500 residents of Calvert City in West Kentucky, state and federal environmental officials are warning.  A study, conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with three air monitors put in place by the Kentucky Division of Air […]

’We desperately need something:‘ Kentucky lawmakers urged to put $200 million into housing

BY: - January 9, 2024

FRANKFORT — Without the help of a friend, Regina Quillen doesn’t know where she would go.  She lost virtually everything in her Letcher County home, a place that her father built and where she raised her children for 23 years, in the deadly flooding that hit Eastern Kentucky in July 2022.  She invested thousands of […]