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Duck Stamps Fund New Wildlife Refuge In West Kentucky

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear approved a new funding stream Tuesday to help establish a wildlife refuge in Western Kentucky.

A portion of the funds collected from Federal Duck Stamps, as in duck-themed postage stamps, will now go toward establishing the …

30th Annual Ohio River Sweep Set For Saturday

Volunteers will clean up litter along the shores of the Ohio River on Saturday for the 30th annual Ohio River Sweep.

The event is part of a six-state initiative to collect trash along the river spanning from Pittsburgh to Cairo, …

Crews Begin Ohio River Coal Barge Recovery Operation

Crews started work Wednesday to salvage nine barges pinned against the McAlpine Dam on the Ohio River.

At a news conference detailing the operation, officials said Big River Salvage and McKinney Salvage will anchor an empty recovery barge upstream. Crews

Fourth Coal Barge Sinks In Ohio River After Bridge Accident

At least 6,000 tons of coal sank into the Ohio River, and federal authorities are continuing to work on a plan to save the remaining barges pinned against the McAlpine Dam.

Fifteen coal barges broke free from a tug boat …

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