groundwater contamination http://wkms.org en Afternoon Round-Up 4/05/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-40512 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> Critics say the NYPD&#39;s aggressive <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/05/150059728/lawmakers-target-the-new-york-city-stop-and-frisk">stop-and-frisk</a> tactics amount to widespread racial profiling, but supporters counter that it&#39;s one reason the city&#39;s crime rate is as low as it is. Now, with the city&#39;s stop-and-frisk numbers reaching record highs, state lawmakers are pushing to rein the practice in.</p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 21:26:43 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17534 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/05/12 Cleanup Plan Approved for Groundwater Contamination at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant http://wkms.org/post/cleanup-plan-approved-groundwater-contamination-paducah-gaseous-diffusion-plant <p>The Department of Energy and EPA have approved a cleanup plan for contaminated groundwater at Paducah&rsquo;s Gaseous Diffusion Plant. LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky will start field work in the&nbsp;summer of 2013 to cleanup a hazardous chemical called TCE. The chemical in the soil likely came from storm drains and spills at the plant&rsquo;s loading docks. According to the DOE, the contamination is currently confined to the plant&rsquo;s property and poses no threat to residents.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 19:09:36 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17530 at http://wkms.org Cleanup Plan Approved for Groundwater Contamination at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant