environment

Northern Kentucky
11:37 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Environmental educators seeing green in NKY

An effort is underway to create an urban greenway from the mouth of the Licking River to the I-275 Loop.
Licking River Greenway and Trails

Green communities don't happen by accident. That's one of the messages Friday Kentucky environmental educators will discover  as they learn about and visit The Oxbow, The Civic Garden Center, LEED homes, Sanitation District 1 and the Licking River.

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Serpentine Wall
1:32 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Cincinnati joins in this year's Global Water Dance

The Greater Cincinnati Dance Alliance will be part of the biennial Global Water Dance on June 22 (during Paddlefest) along the Serpentine Wall. This event helps raise awareness of the importance of water to the earth through music and dance. Choreographer Fanchon Shur and composer Shari Lauter share details of this year’s event with our Ron Esposito.

Nature Conservancy
1:30 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Earth Day 2013

In celebration of this year’s Earth Day, Mark Perzel talks by phone with Josh Knights, executive director of The Nature Conservancy’s Ohio office about the state the environment in Ohio and their current Picnic for the Earth contest, encouraging visits to Ohio’s natural treasures.

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April 7, 2013
1:31 am
Fri April 5, 2013

The Threat of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste

The fracking process used to extract natural gas has been vilified for the millions of gallons of fresh water it uses, and the amount of waste water it produces. But drilling also generates leftover dirt, rocks, and mud that gets trucked off to landfills. Many people have raised concerns about the potential contaminants in that dirt, and whether it poses an environmental threat. WCPN's Michelle Kanu tells us now about the radioactive nature of that waste, and what the state is doing to keep tabs on it.

Richmond, Indiana
9:30 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Richmond commission focuses on sustainability

Richmond, Indiana's Environmental Sustainability Commission is rolling out its plans for the future.

The volunteer organization was created last spring by the mayor. Chair Stephanie Hays-Mussoni says the commission is focusing on education to improve water quality, recycling efforts and other environmental programs.

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