Environment

Environment
8:36 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Lawsuit Alleges Damages From “Whiskey Fungus”

A lawsuit filed today in federal court alleges a black substance coating the homes of residents in some areas of Louisville is caused by whiskey distilling.

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Environment
9:05 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Tick Season is Here

wikipedia.org

The mild winter has resulted in an early start to tick season in Kentucky.  University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service agents say the pests have been reported three to four weeks earlier than normal. 

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Environment
10:14 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Tulip Poplars Threatened by Insect

The past two years of mild winters have led to an outbreak of pests in the Ohio River Valley. Tulip Poplar trees in the region are being threatened by usually large numbers of the tulip scale insect- which attaches to twigs on tulip poplar trees, sucks sap out of the bark and releases a clear, sticky sugary substance that’s commonly called “honeydew.”

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Weather
9:09 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Hot and Dry this Weekend in Tennessee

facebook.com

Record high temperatures could fall across Tennessee this Memorial Day weekend.  National Weather Service meteorologists expect highs mostly in the mid-90s, around 10 degrees above normal for late May.  

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Going Green
3:22 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Energy Efficiency Grants go to Local Farmers

Nearly $700,000 in On-Farm Energy Efficiency and Production grants are going to farmers around the Commonwealth.

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FLW Fishing Report
11:25 am
Thu May 24, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: From So-So to Fairly Good

Scott Ellison says fishing ranges from so-so to fairly good depending on what you’re trying to catch.

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Boating
9:16 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Officials Encourage Safe Boating

wikipedia.org

Tennessee wildlife officials are urging boaters heading for the water this Memorial Day weekend to be safe, and to be safe with alcohol.  

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Environment
9:04 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Government Allocates $32 Million for Wetlands

wikipedia.org

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is to spend $32 million this year on wetland preservation and restoration projects in Kentucky and six other states along the Mississippi River. 

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FLW Fishing Report
11:03 am
Thu May 17, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Blahs, Bass, and Bedding Bluegills

Colin Moore here, filling in for Scott Ellison with the FLW Weekly Fishing Report. Scott is on the road, tending to a tournament in Maryland, but wanted me to say hi for him and wish everybody good fishing.

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The Bridge
8:50 am
Mon May 14, 2012

New Eggners Ferry Bridge Span Moving to Site Today

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Kentucky Transportation Officials say it will likely be sometime today before the new span for the Eggners Ferry Bridge and the two cranes required to lift it into place can be moved from the Eddyville Riverport to the bridge site.  

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