Interview with David and Mike Vanover, January 17, 2007

Project: Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This interview with Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE) coordinators Mike and David Vanover begins with a discussion of their childhoods. They talk about when and where they were born, and describe their childhood home. They also talk about what they and their friends did for recreation.
Next, the Vanovers talk about what inspired them to become Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE) coordinators and talk about the problems of illegal dumping and trash burning in Letcher County (Ky.).
The Vanovers then move on to the topic of recycling programs available in Letcher County (Ky.). The Vanovers talk more about the problem of illegal dumping in Letcher County (Ky.). They then talk about how the litter problem is worsening there. The Vanovers also talk about encouraging schools to participate in environmental clean up and recycling. Finally, the Vanovers talk about the issue of water quality in Letcher County (Ky.). They talk about the effects that illegal dumping and coal mining has on the water supply. The two also address the issue of funding environmental clean-up in poor counties in Eastern Kentucky.

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2008oh056_pride101

Interviewee Name

David Vanover

Mike Vanover

Interviewer Name

Dale W. Johnson

Interview Date

2007-01-17

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Vanover, David Interview by Dale W. Johnson. 17 Jan. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Vanover, D. (2007, January 17). Interview by D. W. Johnson. Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Vanover, David, interview by Dale W. Johnson. January 17, 2007, Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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