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Tim Wells: In Louisville, Waste Management strives for sustainability, a template for others

Louisville is home to iconic landmarks, expansive parks, the mighty Ohio River and a downtown area rich with culture and history. There is no denying it’s a beautiful city.   Over the years, local officials and community leaders have protected the area’s natural assets while creating a clean and vibrant environment for its citizens.   The business community has also stepped up to make Louisville...

Rural Blog: Coal’s future still bleak as utilities shift to cheaper natural gas, wind and solar power options

“A year after Donald Trump was elected president on a promise to revive the ailing U.S. coal industry, the sector’s long-term prospects for growth and hiring remain as bleak as ever,” Timothy Gardner reports for Reuters. “A Reuters review of mining data shows an industry that has seen only modest gains in jobs and production this year – much of it from a temporary uptick...