Nima Kulkarni

‘Forever chemicals’ contaminating Kentucky waters detailed for lawmakers

BY: - July 21, 2023

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS or “forever chemicals,” are in Kentucky’s rivers and lakes. The chemicals are in municipal water treatment plants. They’re accumulating inside Kentucky’s fish.  That is what the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection has found the past few years  as it has investigated how widespread PFAS is in Kentucky’s […]

Some Kentucky lawmakers want to tackle gun violence through a public health lens

BY: - May 9, 2023

This story mentions suicide and gun violence. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, please call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988.  LOUISVILLE – Nearly 100 Kentuckians have died from gunfire so far this year — and some lawmakers think a public health approach is the best way to halt […]