fuel testing lab http://wkms.org en Kentucky Makes Some Money Back on Defunct Fuel Lab Equipment http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-makes-some-money-back-defunct-fuel-lab-equipment <p></p><p>Kentucky made back most of the money spent on equipment for the Department of Agriculture's now-defunct fuel lab in an auction today.</p><p>Division of Surplus Property Director Danny Ford says total bids exceeded $1.8 million this afternoon. The state originally paid about $2 million for the equipment. Bids came in low Monday but increased as the auction’s close neared. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:01:13 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 34943 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Makes Some Money Back on Defunct Fuel Lab Equipment Comer closes fuel testing lab to save money http://wkms.org/post/comer-closes-fuel-testing-lab-save-money <p></p><p>Kentucky will shut down an expensive fuel testing lab run by the Department of Agriculture. The lab was meant to test the quality of fuel from pumps across the commonwealth. It was the brainchild of former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, who promised other states would eventually sign contracts with the lab and generate significant revenue…but those contracts never materialized and so far, the lab has been a money guzzler. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 21:40:11 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 30127 at http://wkms.org Comer closes fuel testing lab to save money