Erica is WFPL's Environment Reporter and a Managing Editor. Her work focuses on the federal, state and local energy policy decisions that affect Kentuckians, as well as the environmental consequences. Since moving to Louisville in 2011, Erica has reported from caves, boats, airplanes, coal mines and rivers and won several local, state and national awards. A previous resident of West Virginia, New Jersey, Minnesota and Illinois, Erica has a bachelor's degree from Carleton College, and a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She lives with her husband and son in Louisville.
Louisville’s Office of Sustainability is making additional funds available to commercial buildings that install green infrastructure projects this year. Read Story
Local, state and federal agencies are on site near Rubbertown investigating a mysterious sheen on the Ohio River. Read Story
The Toyota Assembly Plant in Georgetown is nearing completion on a system that will power part of the plant with gas from a nearby landfill. Read Story
In the wake of a massive tire fire in November that burned for a day and left residents in southwestern Louisville under a shelter-in-place, the company responsible is beginning a series of steps to assess the environmental damage. Liberty Tire … Read Story
A private foundation will give The Parklands of Floyds Fork $3 million for conservation projects in the nearly 4,000-acre privately-funded public park. The Parklands announced the grant Thursday, and said it believes the gift is the single largest for urban … Read Story