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.

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Kentucky’s Annual Drinking Water Report Shows Fewer Violations Than Previous Year
EPA Will Answer Questions About Black Leaf Contamination Tomorrow
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Grassroots Website Launches to Update Bowman Field Residents About Tree Proposal
Alpha Natural Resources Will Close Four Mines in Eastern Kentucky
LG&E Seeks Rate Increase, Citing Infrastructure Investments
Report Ranks Three Kentucky Power Plants Among Nation’s Biggest Polluters
High Ozone Levels, Unhealthy Air Predicted Friday
Coal Less Important Than Ever to American Energy Generation