Today a coalition of health, environmental and small business groups held a press conference on the urgent need for more protection from toxic chemicals. Their statements helped to frame a U.S. Senate Committee Hearing to be held on Wednesday, focused on the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA).
To listen to the press conference, go to the Louisville Charter website. You can also read the accompanying press release.
This article was published by WYKT and the Associated Press. Find it here.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - The commander of Blue Grass Army Depot has issued a preliminary finding that exploding more than 15,000 mustard rounds inside a steel detonation chamber will have "no significant impact" on the environment.
Col. Lee Hudson says in the report that destroying the lethal toxin would take about 38 weeks and would eliminate the need for a plant being built on the central Kentucky site to deal with the rounds.
Environmental health plays a large role in our overall health and attribute to the health of our community. Kaylenne Cornell of Paducah Health Network interviews Deborah Payne, Energy and Health Coordinator for the Kentucky Environmental Foundation.
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