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Headwaters Inc. Letcher County Google Earth Tour

July 27, 2011
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Headwaters has a brand new Google Earth Tour of Letcher County. If you have even wanted to fly through Letcher County or been curious about how our watershed shapes our county, check this video out! We thank Ajeet Hansra, the Headwaters Summer 2011 Intern for creating this video for us!

Headwaters Partner, The Pathfinders of Perry County, Test with KRWW

July 22, 2011
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A local group has become involved in a statewide effort to monitor Kentucky’s waterways. The Pathfinders ran water tests on several sites in and near Perry County last week.

 

Cowan Elementary School Summer Camp

June 30, 2011
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Class Action to move ahead in Diesel Spill Hearing

June 29, 2011
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A procedural hearing was held in the Letcher County Circuit Court on Tuesday, the 28th of June, in order to determine whether the case against Childers Oil could be considered as a class action, as opposed to having 80 separate plaintiffs. Based on the ruling on Tuesday, it appears that the case will be...

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Update for Hearing on Class Action for Whitesburg Water Spills

June 20, 2011
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UPDATE: The hearing to determine the suitability of a class action regarding the contamination of water in Whitesburg by diesel has been moved to next week. The hearing will now be at 2:00PM Tuesday, the 28th of June.

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Hearing on Class Action for Whitesburg Water Spill

June 20, 2011
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Today, a hearing in the Letcher County Circuit Court will be held with the intent of determining whether litigation against Don Childers for monetary damages for contamination of the Whitesburg water supply by diesel fuel should be considered a class action. If it were to be considered a class action, the court process may...

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What’s Your Water Story: Pt5

June 16, 2011
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Check out our latest Water Story:

Headwaters Update!

June 15, 2011
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June has been an exciting and busy month for Headwaters, with a number of activities occurring.  Recently, team members have participated in the National River Rally in South Carolina, participated in outreach programs through summer camps, as well as continuing to work on the ‘What’s your water story?’ project.  We also had a strong...

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Water Testing at Jenkins Middle High School

June 2, 2011
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The Headwaters Inc. team headed out to Jenkins Middle-High School from the 25th of May to the 1st of June, to run chemical water testing labs and to inform the students of J.M.H.S. about the importance of water quality in our lives.  Covering a number of different pollution sources and issues relating to water quality, the...

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Jenkins KY Incident

May 10, 2011
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Headwaters has  gotten reports of a potential chemical spill in Jenkins, Kentucky. There have been substantiated reports of foam present in the stream and a major fish kill. Headwaters volunteers went to one of the reported sites, Smokey Row, and saw 4-5 feet of foam in the stream, however residents reported that prior to...

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