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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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Sustainability: an upside to UK’s constant construction

Brianna Stanley September 3, 2019

Shortly after I moved into my freshman dorm room, Lewis Hall construction started across the road. My beautiful view of greenery quickly turned into a dusty and cacophonous band of construction machinery....

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Natural gas replacing coal is main energy source on campus

Matt Smith February 19, 2016

Coal is as much a staple of Kentucky as bourbon or horse racing, but it is slowly being phased out at UK in favor of natural gas.Coal burning, which was once the primary source of power on campus, is declining...

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UK making the most out of trash with recycling programs

Lee Mengistu February 16, 2016

 UK recycled more than 5.7 million pounds in 2014 — including UK Healthcare, Athletics and off-campus facilities.According to UK Recycling Coordinator Esther Moberly, much of the progress is the “All-In-One”...

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