fuel lab http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer Closes Fuel Testing Lab Started by Richie Farmer http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-agriculture-commissioner-james-comer-closes-fuel-testing-lab-started-richie-farmer <p></p><p>An expensive fuel lab run by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture is being shut down to save the state money.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The lab was meant to test the quality of fuel from pumps across the state. It was the brainchild of former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, who promised other states would eventually sign contracts with the lab and generate significant revenue.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Those contracts never materialized—and so far and the lab has been a money guzzler.</span></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:40:23 +0000 Kenny Colston 4814 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer Closes Fuel Testing Lab Started by Richie Farmer