hazardous waste http://wkms.org en UK Study on Hazardous Waste Impacts http://wkms.org/post/uk-study-hazardous-waste-impacts <p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The University of Kentucky will use a $12 million federal grant to reduce the negative health and environmental impacts found at hazardous waste sites.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">UK Superfund Research Center According to Director Bernie Hennig, lab studies are indicating healthy individuals stand a better chance of warding off contaminants.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:00:50 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41358 at http://wkms.org UK Study on Hazardous Waste Impacts Second Evacuation Ordered for Train Derailment Cleanup http://wkms.org/post/second-evacuation-ordered-train-derailment-cleanup <p></p><p>Officials are evacuating more than two dozen homes near a train derailment that occurred two weeks ago in southwestern Jefferson County. Louisville-Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Jody Duncan says 31 homes within a half-mile of the derailment are being evacuated to allow workers to remove hazardous chemicals from some of the tanker cars. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:26:20 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 24444 at http://wkms.org Second Evacuation Ordered for Train Derailment Cleanup Calvert City Waste Site Management Suing for Cleanup Costs http://wkms.org/post/calvert-city-waste-site-management-suing-cleanup-costs <p>The group managing a former Marshall County hazardous waste site is suing more than 300 companies, municipalities and universities to recoup the cost of waste removal. LWD PRP wants to force 334 others to kick in money to cover the costs of removing a variety of hazardous pollutants from the incinerator site in Calvert City. The 32-acre plant operated from the 1950s until October 2005. LWD PRP has paid $9.5 million toward cleaning up the site through September 1. The suit, filed in U.S. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:11:02 +0000 The Associated Press 21692 at http://wkms.org