Water Quality

Scott County Residents Ready for Landfill Hearing

Residents of Scott County have concerns around the existing landfill near Sadieville. From concerns related to the trucks driving narrow roads, recent accidents in the community near the landfill, concerns over failure to guard against potential health impacts in the community, and the recent attempt to expand the landfill, neighbors are coming together to try to fight the landfill.

Members Take Stand Against Landfill Expansion

A few months ago the company that runs the Central Kentucky Landfill near Sadieville asked the county for the ability to expand the amount of trash they could take. This expansion would have made the landfill the highest point in Scott County, akin to Mount Rumpke in Colerain Township north of Cincinnati.

As State Loosens Oversight, Coal Ash Contaminates Central Kentucky Waterway

As Kentucky regulators and utilities are pushing to loosen regulations on the state’s coal ash ponds and landfills, more pollution problems are emerging at one of the sites in central Kentucky.

Coal rules protect creation

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is incredibly blessed with beautiful abundant natural resources. Unfortunately we have been reckless with those resources and have trampled our water, soil and air. Charles G.

Nomination of Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. EPA threatens our health and climate

Among the many fossil-fueled extremists and climate deniers nominated by president-elect Donald Trump to lead key federal agencies, Scott Pruitt stands out as an extreme choice.

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