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In light of the economic doldrums Boyle and other counties have experienced in recent years, it was downright thrilling to hear even sketchy details about Corning Inc.'s plans for their once and future factory on Valksdahl Road. We are preliminarily...
firstname.lastname@example.orgState officials say they are close to asking Philips Lighting to submit plans to clean up contamination on and around the site of its now-vacant light manufacturing facility in Danville. Since the plant on Valksdahl Avenue closed in February 2011, the...
email@example.comA Danville resident suggested during Monday’s City Commission meeting that officials create a citizens committee to oversee the remediation of the old Philips Lighting plant on Vaksdahl Avenue. Carl Beckman, who also has roots in Cincinnati,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgTalks between a former Philips Lighting employee and the company about purchasing the now defunct Danville factory have fizzled, leaving local officials frustrated by the prospects for the vacant facility and the progress of environmental clean up...
email@example.comDanville Fire Chief Woody Ball will meet with Philips Lighting officials today to discuss his concerns about remediating the old Philips plant. About 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, Danville firefighters and police officers went to the plant at 320 Vaksdahl Ave. in...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDanville city officials have a number of safety concerns regarding the the old Philips Lighting plant which state authorities are now investigating. On April 17, Interim┐City Manager Ron Scott sent a three-page letter by certified mail to Len Peters,...
email@example.comThough cleanup of the old Philips Lighting plant at 320 Vaksdahl Ave. is under way, state environmental officials have not determined when the effort will be completed. The plant operated for more than 60 years as Corning Glass and then Philips after the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe sun is shining, the birds are singing and there’s not a cloud in the sky. It’s a good day to dust off the boom box and go outside to pull a few weeds and just enjoy being alive except ... the radio keeps asking me if my home has radon....
The Winchester SunThe energy was high in the Fannie Bush Elementary gymnasium Friday afternoon as students heard a message from Earthman about treating the Earth with respect and preventing litter. Earthman, or Lanny Smith, an environmental activist currently based in...
Guest ColumnistWhen Robert Kennedy Jr. appeared at the University of Kentucky last year, he — as many alternative energy proponents often do — referred to the Midwest as being the Saudi Arabia of wind energy. Well, I had occasion to drive through “...
Republicans in Congress are aggressively attacking the Clean Water Act — a landmark 1970 law created the year after Ohio’s horrifically polluted Cuyahoga River spontaneously burst into flame. Ironically, these attacks — coupled with...
The Winchester SunEach year, the four coal-fired generators at W.C. Dale Station can produce anywhere from 40,000 to 60,000 cubic yards of coal ash. To deal with all that ash, East Kentucky Power Cooperative is currently searching for a suitable site for a permanent...
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