Governor Steve Beshear, left and Mike Zovath, senior vice president of Answers in Genesis  answered questions after they announced Ark Encounter at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., on Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010.  The for-profit creation-based theme park is planned to be completed in 2014 on an 800 acre site in northern Kentucky. In the background are artist concepts of the ark, left and the park.  Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
Governor Steve Beshear, left and Mike Zovath, senior vice president of Answers in Genesis answered questions after they announced Ark Encounter at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., on Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010. The for-profit creation-based theme park is planned to be completed in 2014 on an 800 acre site in northern Kentucky. In the background are artist concepts of the ark, left and the park. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
Governor Steve Beshear, left and Mike Zovath, senior vice president of Answers in Genesis answered questions after they announced Ark Encounter at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., on Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010. The for-profit creation-based theme park is planned to be completed in 2014 on an 800 acre site in northern Kentucky. In the background are artist concepts of the ark, left and the park. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff

Governor defends tax incentives for religious theme park

December 02, 2010 12:00 AM