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Center for Study of the Presidency and Congress creates Nathaniel R. Morris Fellowship at UK

The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress has announced the creation of the Nathaniel R. Morris Fellowship at the University of Kentucky, in recognition of Nate Morris through the generous gift of the Morris Foundation. This gift brings the CSPC Presidential Fellows Program to the University of Kentucky for the first time. This fellowship will expand the Fellows Program to include a...

EPA’s proposed changes to Clean Water Act could stymie Kentucky’s waste and pollution fights

By Eric Tegethoff Public News Service Some Kentuckians are concerned that proposed changes to the Clean Water Act could set back the fight against waste and pollution in their own backyards. The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a replacement for the Waters of the United States rule, lifting federal protections from water sources that are seasonal and wetlands that are not connected by...

Greensource: When it rains, it pours … carrying everything with it into our streams

By Amy Sohner KyForward columnist   If you are reading this, you have obviously survived the Fourth of July deluge. As you probably know, we received the same amount of rain in a few days that we usually do in the whole month of July. This, of course, ruined many Independence Day barbecues and rained on our beloved parade and downtown festivities. I say beloved, because to me, they really are.   I...