Cannabis Pesticide Regulations Need Rethink

(Catching up on old news…It’s here because it’s important!)By Adrian Devitt-Lee on May 05, 2017As cannabis is legalized for medical and recreational use on a state-by-state basis, safety regulations regarding cannabis products are becoming increasingly important. One aspect of safety regulations involves setting maximal allowable limits on pesticides. Such regulations are particularly significant given that …

Trump to order reversal of Obama water regulation rule: official

By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure as early as Tuesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration water regulation and direct an end to the government's defense of the rule, a Trump official briefed on the plan said late Friday. Trump is expected to direct the …

Coal Miners Sign Class Action Lawsuit Against EPA

      MOUNDSVILLE - Laid off coal miners, and some still employed, are compiling signatures for a class-action lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Act. The petition currently has thousands of signatures. Those coal miners from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania met on Sunday at the Moundsville Eagles Hall from noon …

Top ten climate polluters in Kentucky

James Bruggers, [email protected] 7:14 p.m. EDT September 30, 2014     Power plants top Kentucky's biggest sources of climate pollution, according to just-released data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. There's no surprise there. But a prominent chemical plant in Louisville's Rubbertown area -- Dupont Louisville Works -- is in the top ten biggest climate …

greedy coal companies aren’t too happy about the EPA proposal

Have you heard? The EPA just announced a plan to protect our health by limiting dirty soot, smog, toxic mercury, and carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants like the LG&E Cane Run and Mill Creek plants, the Shawnee plant in Paducah, and the Paradise Plant in Muhlenburg County. This is great news for us, since …