The Shield

USI professor tests local water safety

Map of sample locations around the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area

Bowman Clark, News Editor

February 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Chemistry at USI Brian Bohrer was unsure about the safety of lake water at the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area. According to, “The Amaz Coal company began mining operations in October 1973, and ceased operations in 1993.” The strip mine eventually filled wit...

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