Athena Kern of Lexington held a placard at the Sierra Club's "Rally for the Rivers" event near the Kentucky River in Clark County. The event called on  Gov. Steve Beshear to step up support for the federal Clean Water Act.
Athena Kern of Lexington held a placard at the Sierra Club's "Rally for the Rivers" event near the Kentucky River in Clark County. The event called on Gov. Steve Beshear to step up support for the federal Clean Water Act. Greg Kocher | Staff
Athena Kern of Lexington held a placard at the Sierra Club's "Rally for the Rivers" event near the Kentucky River in Clark County. The event called on Gov. Steve Beshear to step up support for the federal Clean Water Act. Greg Kocher | Staff

Ky. Voices: Clean water: ignored or taken for granted; 40 years after law, vigilance still needed

October 21, 2012 12:00 AM