August 17, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 17, 2011
"Voters across Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia solidly oppose mountaintop removal coal mining, by wide margins and across a host of demographic and political divides." [Barefoot and Progressive]"Officials at Jefferson County Public Schools say power, Internet and...
July 29, 2012 - 7:53pm
Environmental effects of coal mining around the world discussed in lecture, film
Earth Day is about more than recycling and playing in the grass. For Kentuckians, it’s a day to consider a major part of our economy—and a controversy that extends far beyond our state and national borders.To commemorate the week, Bellarmine’s Center for Regional Environmental Studies is hosting a...
February 15, 2011 - 5:02pm
Columnist takes a trip to the mountaintop and wonders where it went, and where it all should go.
This article appears in the January 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.