Colleen Stewart http://wfpl.org en It's Farm to School Week in Kentucky http://wfpl.org/post/its-farm-school-week-kentucky <p>School districts around Kentucky are recognizing the Department of Agriculture’s Farm to School program this week, which connects school cafeteria directors to local farmers in the state.</p><p>The idea is to increase the amount of local produce found in school lunches.</p><p>“Fruits and vegetables grown locally and served at their peak of freshness are more nutritious than produce trucked in from across the country or across the boarder,” said Agriculture Commissioner James Comer in a statement.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:31:56 +0000 Colleen Stewart 2162 at http://wfpl.org It's Farm to School Week in Kentucky LG&E Withdraws Application for Second Ash Landfill at Cane Run http://wfpl.org/post/lge-withdraws-application-second-ash-landfill-cane-run <p>Louisville Gas and Electric has withdrawn its permit application for an additional coal ash landfill at its Cane Run plant.</p><p><a href="/term/coal-ash">Coal ash, its storage and its tendency to blow onto neighboring properties</a> have all been headaches for LG&amp;E at Cane Run and the company is planning on phasing it out to build a natural gas facility.</p><p>The landfill application, which has been pending since January 2010, was dropped due to the slated natural gas facility and to the building of an earthen wall that allows the existing landfill to hold more coal ash.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 16:16:46 +0000 Colleen Stewart 1795 at http://wfpl.org LG&E Withdraws Application for Second Ash Landfill at Cane Run