Erica Peterson

Erica Peterson

Environment Reporter/Enterprise Editor

Erica is WFPL's Environment Reporter and Enterprise 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.

EPA Hearings on 36 Kentucky Mining Permits Begin Today
Experts Say Beavers No Threat to St. Matthews Park
Speaker to Address Louisville’s Rising Temperatures—and How to Fix the Problem
West Virginia State Senator Says Mining-Related Accident Shows Need for More Mining
Lawsuit Alleges Damages From “Whiskey Fungus”
Roads Closed Due to Trees, Flooding Across Louisville
Flash Flood Warning Declared for Jefferson County, Southern Indiana