Environment http://wkms.org en The Moon Puts On A Triple Super Summer Spectacle http://wkms.org/post/moon-puts-triple-super-summer-spectacle <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1KKpeW231Y</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:40:13 +0000 L. Carol Ritchie 42032 at http://wkms.org The Moon Puts On A Triple Super Summer Spectacle Are Organic Vegetables More Nutritious After All? http://wkms.org/post/are-organic-vegetables-more-nutritious-after-all There may never be an end to arguments over whether organic food is more nutritious. But a new <a href="http://csanr.wsu.edu/program-areas/m2m/research-areas/nutritional-quality/bjn-2014/">study</a> is the most ambitious attempt so far to resolve the issue — and it concludes that organic fruit and vegetables offer a key benefit.<p>It's a scientific reply to an <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/09/04/160395259/why-organic-food-may-not-be-healthier-for-you">analysis</a> that some researchers at Stanford University published two years ago. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:39:00 +0000 Dan Charles 42019 at http://wkms.org TVA Sued Over Muhlenberg Co. Coal-Fired Unit Closures http://wkms.org/post/tva-sued-over-muhlenberg-co-coal-fired-unit-closures <p>A lawsuit has been filed against the Tennessee Valley Authority over its plans <a href="http://www.tva.com/news/releases/octdec13/board_111413.html">to shut down two coal-fired units</a> at plant in Muhlenberg County.</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:59:46 +0000 Kevin Willis (KPR) 41981 at http://wkms.org TVA Sued Over Muhlenberg Co. Coal-Fired Unit Closures Take a Stroll Through Murray State's Arboretum http://wkms.org/post/take-stroll-through-murray-states-arboretum <p>The Arboretum at Murray State University is a fully accessible horticultural display, public garden and educational laboratory located on Pullen Farm, with an entrance at the end of Hickory Drive, off Main Street. Friends of MSU Arboretum Board Chair Paula Edwards visits Sounds Good to talk about its Watermelon Bust coming up July 17th and the Hutson Harvest Gala on September 4 - as well as what's new at the Arboretum this summer. <em>Hear the conversation:</em></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:56:43 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 41973 at http://wkms.org Take a Stroll Through Murray State's Arboretum [Slideshow] Puppies Sound Good: Meet Dallas and Fancy http://wkms.org/post/slideshow-puppies-sound-good-meet-dallas-and-fancy <p>Today we met two energetic boxer/terrier mix puppies on Sounds Good. Dallas (brown and white) and Fancy (black and white) are seven-week old brother and sisters who were rescued from a bad situation and are available for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. You'd never guess they came into the world in a negative way because they are both very sweet, playful and friendly. Dallas was a little more energetic in the studio, but you can hear both of them contributing to the interview.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:03:30 +0000 Matt Markgraf 41941 at http://wkms.org [Slideshow] Puppies Sound Good: Meet Dallas and Fancy Get Up Close to Crawly Critters at LBL Nature Station This Saturday http://wkms.org/post/get-close-crawly-critters-lbl-nature-station-saturday <p>LBL Woodlands Nature Station hosts a whole day of educational, family friendly programs with cool and crawly critters including snakes, bugs, bats and turtles this Saturday. We learn more with Aviva Yasgur on <em>Sounds Good</em>&nbsp;about this opportunity to teach all ages about lesser known and often under-appreciated creatures. <em>Hear the conversation:</em></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:04:54 +0000 Kate Lochte 41918 at http://wkms.org Get Up Close to Crawly Critters at LBL Nature Station This Saturday Preparation for Demolition of Old Ledbetter Bridge Continues http://wkms.org/post/preparation-demolition-old-ledbetter-bridge-continues <p>Engineering analysis work is continuing toward the start of demolition on the Old Ledbetter Bridge crossing the Tennessee River between Livingston and McCracken Counties. Revised demolition plans for the 83 year old structure were submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard for review last week.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:19:20 +0000 Troy Taylor 41903 at http://wkms.org Preparation for Demolition of Old Ledbetter Bridge Continues Need Lake Info? The Army Corps of Engineers Has a New Website for You http://wkms.org/post/need-lake-info-army-corps-engineers-has-new-website-you <p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a new mobile website with real-time water information for the Cumberland River watershed, which could be useful for boaters this holiday weekend.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:06:41 +0000 John Null 41810 at http://wkms.org Need Lake Info? The Army Corps of Engineers Has a New Website for You Lawmakers Skewer EPA, Obama Over Coal Regulations http://wkms.org/post/lawmakers-skewer-epa-obama-over-coal-regulations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A panel of Kentucky lawmakers is criticizing an Environmental Protection Agency proposal to limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Members of the Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources and the Environment targeted the regulations&nbsp;Thursday&nbsp;which will require a nationwide 30 percent reduction in the gas that climate scientist say contribute to climate change.</span></p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:18:40 +0000 Jonathan Meador 41815 at http://wkms.org Lawmakers Skewer EPA, Obama Over Coal Regulations Old Ledbetter Bridge Demolition on Hold http://wkms.org/post/old-ledbetter-bridge-demolition-hold <p><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3"><font color="#000000">Demolition is on hold for the Old Ledbetter Bridge spanning the Tennessee River in McCracken County.</font></font></font></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:23:30 +0000 Parker Franklin & Troy Taylor 41762 at http://wkms.org Old Ledbetter Bridge Demolition on Hold