West Virginia http://wkms.org en Water From West Virginia Chemical Spill Makes Its Way Toward Paducah http://wkms.org/post/water-west-virginia-chemical-spill-makes-its-way-toward-paducah <p></p><p>Water containing pollutants from a chemical spill in West Virginia is making its way down the Ohio River, causing water treatment plants throughout Kentucky to take special precautions.</p><p>Paducah Water General Manager Glen Anderson said the plant will use activated carbon when the plume reaches the city <span data-term="goog_1541837641" tabindex="0">tomorrow</span> afternoon. He said the ORSANCO River Group has been monitoring the pollutant levels along the Ohio River. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:00:07 +0000 Whitney Jones 38159 at http://wkms.org Water From West Virginia Chemical Spill Makes Its Way Toward Paducah Henderson Taking Precautions In Wake of West Virginia Chemical Spill http://wkms.org/post/henderson-taking-precautions-wake-west-virginia-chemical-spill <p></p><p>Henderson is taking steps to ensure the safety of drinking water as some pollutants move down the Ohio River.&nbsp;</p><p>Last week’s chemical spill in West Virginia’s Elk River West Virginia has water utilities downstream taking precautions.&nbsp;The plume is expected to reach Henderson Monday morning. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:34:44 +0000 Lisa Autry (KPR) 38121 at http://wkms.org Henderson Taking Precautions In Wake of West Virginia Chemical Spill Kentucky Mines Sign $7B, 25-Year Coal Contract with India http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-mines-sign-7b-25-year-coal-contract-india <p>Coal mines in Kentucky and West Virginia will send millions of tons of coal to India, under the terms of a 25-year contract that was signed Wednesday. As Kentucky Public Radio&rsquo;s Erica Peterson reports, the deal is being hailed as a sign of hope in the coal export market. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 20:22:09 +0000 Erica Peterson (KPR) 20819 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Mines Sign $7B, 25-Year Coal Contract with India