Environment

Commentary
10:28 am
Fri March 4, 2011

Commentary: When 'going green' makes you blush

Richard Nelson

Murray, KY – English author Thomas Fuller wrote "We never know the worth of water till the well is dry." In the past decade, we've seen a well-spring of green projects cropping up across the world. Most of these have the interest of sustainability and preservation at heart, but not all of them are financially feasible. Commentator Richard Nelson says alternative energy is a likely solution to our future needs, but some green projects cost too much of another kind of green to be economically worthwhile.

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Commentary
4:25 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

FLW Outdoors Fishing Report - FLW Outdoors in Benton

Scott Ellison

Western Kentucky – Today we begin a new series, the FLW Outdoors Fishing Report, with Scott Ellison. In this inaugural piece we meet Scott and learn more about FLW Outdoors in Benton.

Hello, my name is Scott Ellison. In the weeks ahead, I'll be bringing you the latest news on fishing in the Four Rivers area, with particular emphasis on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes.

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Commentary
3:41 pm
Fri April 30, 2010

Cleaning up Paducah's uranium enrichment plant (Part Five)

Joe Tarentino

Paducah, KY – It's been 60 years since the Atomic Energy Commission announced Paducah would become the site of the Nation's second uranium enrichment plant. Today, in the final part of this week's series, Paducah Remediation Services Communication Manager Joe Tarentino describes the Department of Energy's role at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant as it looks to the future.

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Commentary
11:59 am
Thu April 29, 2010

Cleaning up Paducah's uranium enrichment plant (Part Four)

Paducah Uranium Plant
www.purchaseadd.org

Paducah, KY – It's been 60 years since the Atomic Energy Commission announced Paducah would become the site of the Nation's second uranium enrichment plant. Today, in the fourth of this week's five part series, Paducah Remediation Services Communication Manager Joe Tarentino explores opportunities made available to the Department of Energy's stakeholders that provide for public involvement in the cleanup process. A stakeholder is a person or organization that has a "stake" in something.

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Commentary
11:42 am
Wed April 28, 2010

Cleaning up Paducah's uranium enrichment plant (Part Three)

Paducah, KY – It's been 60 years since the Atomic Energy Commission announced Paducah would become the site of the Nation's second uranium enrichment plant. Today, in the third of this week's five part series, Paducah Remediation Services Communication Manager Joe Tarentino takes a brief look at the environmental laws that control the cleanup process and the agencies tasked with applying those laws.

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Commentary
10:33 am
Tue April 27, 2010

Cleaning up Paducah's uranium enrichment plant (Part Two)

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
www.usec.com

Paducah, KY – It's been 60 years since the Atomic Energy Commission announced Paducah would become the site of the Nation's second uranium enrichment plant. Today, in the second of this week's five part series, Paducah Remediation Services Communication Manager Joe Tarentino elaborates on the discovery of contamination at the site, the ongoing environmental investigations, and the steps taken by the Department of Energy to protect the citizens of Western Kentucky.

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Commentary
10:15 am
Mon April 26, 2010

Cleaning up Paducah's uranium enrichment plant (Part One)

Joe Tarantino

Paducah, KY – It's been 60 years since the Atomic Energy Commission announced Paducah would become the site of the Nation's second uranium enrichment plant. Today, in the first of this week's five part series, Paducah Remediation Services Communication Manager Joe Tarantino addresses the history of the Gaseous Diffusion Plant and outlines of the Department of Energy's involvement in the clean-up process.

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Commentary
12:49 am
Sun October 5, 2008

Locavores

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Commentary
12:43 am
Sun October 5, 2008

Mr. Mouse

Murray, KY – I am not afraid of mice. I am not. I do, however, have a freakish instinctual reaction to a mouse running amok in my presence. I do the Screaming Mouse Dance.

I shriek!!!!

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Commentary
12:07 am
Sun October 5, 2008

"Energy Independence"

Murray, KY – A bit of homespun wisdom from a friend who grew up in Mississippi: The hogs don't look up till the slop stops coming.

This pithy saying comes to mind with the alarming rise in gasoline prices and the frantic scrambling for half-gassed solutions. As if we have not been on this inexorable march for decades

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