Interview With Mekayle Houghton, Executive Director, Cumberland River Compact (Episode 108)

The Cumberland River Basin is an area which extends from the mountains of Eastern Kentucky down through Middle Tennessee and finally into Western Kentucky. This is an area of about  1800 square miles. The river provides life supporting water for the citizens who make this place home and supports some of the most ecologically diverse places in North America.

For the last 27 years the Cumberland River Compact  has had a leadership role in water quality initiatives throughout this area.  This organization works to address the root causes of water pollution through an array of  land management and educational programs.

Today with talk with Mekayle Houghton about the Cumberland River, clean water and the various programs and initiatives of her organization.

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