Why this Kentucky lake traps trash from Virginia

Every year, islands of trash and debris float down the Levisa Fork river and pile up here, at Fishtrap Dam in Pike County. A marina owner says it’s ruined his business, and the lake manager says his crews do all they can with limited resources.
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Every year, islands of trash and debris float down the Levisa Fork river and pile up here, at Fishtrap Dam in Pike County. A marina owner says it’s ruined his business, and the lake manager says his crews do all they can with limited resources.

Trash floods this Kentucky lake. ‘Nobody wants to come spend money in a dirty place.’

August 22, 2018 09:28 AM