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.

Neighbors Say New Dust Screen at Cane Run Isn’t Working
Rally for Safer Chemical Legislation Planned for Tomorrow
Utility Task Force Will Hold Public Meeting Tonight
Wendell Berry Stresses Relationship With the Land in National Lecture
New Law Opens Loopholes for Nuclear Energy in Kentucky
Pike County Community Blames Devastating Floods on Lack of Reclamation
After Years of Keeping Rates Low, Coal Now Detrimental to Utility Costs
The Strange Life, Death and Reproductive Cycle of an Endangered Mussel
Coal Ash Scares, Sickens Southwest Louisville Neighborhood