Interview with H. M. Bottom, September 26, 2006

Project: Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project

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Bottom discusses the state of solid waste in Russell County, Kentucky. He describes the efforts the county has put forward with the help of PRIDE, and how successful they have been in regard to cleaning up illegal dumps and roadside litter. He discusses the county's high level of volunteer involvement and why that occurs. Bottom discusses Lake Cumberland and a leak at the Wolf Creek dam that was being fixed at the time. He discusses the history of the lake and the towns surrounding it, as well as the people who were displaced when the lake was created. He describes the changes in the area since that time and he discusses what he thinks of PRIDE and what they should be doing.

Interview Accession

2007oh165_pride045

Interviewee Name

H. M. Bottom

Interviewer Name

Dale W. Johnson

Interview Date

2006-09-26

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Bottom, H. M. Interview by Dale W. Johnson. 26 Sep. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bottom, H.M. (2006, September 26). 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.

Bottom, H. M., interview by Dale W. Johnson. September 26, 2006, Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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