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  • 2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 6th Edition!   
  • House Bill 246 Would Disrupt Solid Waste Planning In Louisville Metro  
  • 2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 5th Edition!   
  • Irony Abounds! Energy and Environment Cabinet Stresses Importance Of Protecting Groundwater, While Advancing Regulations To Gut Permitting Of Coal Combustion Ash Landfills   
  • Floor Amendment Does Not Fix Unfair, Unconstitutional Developers Dream Bill   
  • KRC Director Testifies On Bill Completing Deregulation of AT&T and Windstream Phone Services   
  • 2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 4th Edition   
  • House Bill 72, The Anti-Neighbor Zoning Appeal Bond Bill, Moved To Senate State Government Committee.   
  • 2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 3rd Edition  
  • KRC Testifies Before Senate Committee On AT&T's Bill Completing Deregulation Of Basic Phone Service   
  • KRC Opposes HB 332, Which Could Delay Implementation Of Regulations Protecting Human Health And The Environment   
  • 2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 2nd Edition   
  • Zoning Appeal Bill Is A Dream For Developers And Nightmare For Neighbors   
  • Statement Opposing Energy & Environment Cabinet Utility Coal Waste Rules  
  • KRC Opposes Bill That Would Require Appeal Bond As A Condition Of Appealing Rezoning Decision  
  • 2017 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching!   
  • KRC Comments On EPA Proposal to Delegate Authority For Oil and Gas-Related Injection Well Regulation to Kentucky   
  • KRC Opposes "Reckless" Proposal To Allow Coal Combustion Ash Generators To Self-Regulate  
  • Remembering Patty Wallace  
  • The Very Definition of Chutzpah  
  • KRC Provides Supplemental Comments Opposing LG&E Special Waste Landfill   
  • KRC Comments In Opposition To LGE Coal Combustion Waste Landfill   
  • Reflections on the 40th Anniversary of the Kentucky Nature Preserves Commission   
  • The Basics About Avigation Easements  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Biodigester Zoning Revisions  
  • Remembering Mary Carol Cooper  
  • KRC Director Presents Sustainability Lecture At Centre College   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We Watched: The Final Edition  
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 13th Edition!   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Twelfth Edition!   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Eleventh Edition!   
  • KRC Opposes Proposed Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committees Veto Power Over Regulations   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Tenth Edition!   
  • KRC Opposes Second Bill To Lift Nuclear Plant Moratorium   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Ninth Edition!   
  • Remembering Two Who Made A Difference   
  • SB 89 Would Lift Kentucky Moratorium On New Nuclear Plants   
  • Bill Would Impose Appeal Bond On Appeals To Court of Appeals In Planning And Zoning Cases  
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: The Eighth Edition!   
  • Effort To Expand Net Metering in Kentucky Stalls  
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Seventh Edition!   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Sixth Edition!   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Sixth Edition!   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Fifth Edition!   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: Fourth Edition   
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: The Third Edition   
  • In Memory Of A Courageous Advocate  
  • 2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’ll Be Watching: Second Edition!  
  • KRC Supplemental Comments On Proposed Anaerobic Digester Project   
  • An Alternative To The Star Energy/Heaven Hill Anaerobic Digester Proposal   
  • 2016 General Assembly in Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition!   
  • Looking Back On KRC's Work In 2015  
  • 2016 Kentucky General Assembly In Regular Session: Bills We're Tracking - The Prefiled Edition  
  • KRC Statement Opposing Conditional Use Permit For Biodigester   
  • As Others See KRC 2015  
  • KRC Opposes Location of Four Anaerobic Biodigester Units In Louisville's California Neighborhood   
  • Challenge to EPA Approval of 2013 Kentucky water quality standards for selenium and for preventing eutrophication results in settlement agreement.   
  • Agreed Order Of Judgment Ends Suit Against Boyd County Landfill; Provides Better Control On Future Operations   
  • Scenic Kentucky Challenges Regulations Allowing Electronic Variable Message Billboards  
  • Timber Theft Is Topic Of Interim Committee Meeting   
  • Billboard Regulations Allowing Multiple Message Electronic Billboards And Tree-Cutting In Public Rights-Of-Way Seriously Flawed   
  • KRC Participates In Panel Discussion On EPA's Clean Power Plan At Governor's Conference On The Environment   
  • Statement of KRC Director Tom FitzGerald On Proposed Stream Protection Rule  
  • Remembering Deb Bledsoe  
  • Citizens Challenge 2005 Boyd County Fiscal Court Allowance of 42.9 Million Tons of Waste For Big Run Landfill  
  • KRC questions legality of proposed regulations allowing electronic multi-message billboards, and allowing destruction of trees in public rights of way to improve billboard visibility.   
  • Proposed Settlement in LG&E Rate Case Protects Low-and-Fixed Income Ratepayers; Encourages Energy Efficiency   
  • KRC Comments On Draft Billboard Regulation Revisions  
  • SOME BACKGROUND ON THE UTICA MARCELLUS TEXAS PIPELINE PROJECT   
  • 2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 7th Edition   
  • 2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 6th Edition!   
  • HOUSE BILL 240 WOULD IMPOSE AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL BARRIER TO ACCESS TO THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR REVIEW OF ZONING DECISIONS   
  • 2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 5th Edition   
  • House Bill 386 Updates Oil and Gas Laws And Extends Protections For Landowners   
  • 2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 4th Edition   
  • AT&T Bills Would Impede, Not Expand, High Speed Rural Broadband Access   
  • Senate Bill 3: 2015 Version of AT&T’s Deregulation Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians   
  • 2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 3rd Edition   
  • 2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching: 2nd Edition  
  • KRC Testifies In Opposition To AT&T Deregulation Bill  
  • 2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We’re Watching   
  • Senate Bill 3 / House Bill 152: 2015 Version of AT&T’s Deregulation Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians   
  • KRC Director Testifies Against Proposed Constitutional Amendment Allowing Legislative Committees To Veto Administrative Regulations   
  • Public Service Commission Orders LG&E and KU to study development of energy efficiency and demand-management programs for industries.   
  • A Reminder About KRC's Email Policies  
  • Celebrating the Graduates of the Green Institute Class of 2014   
  • Looking Back At 2014: KRC As Others See Us   
  • A Note On The Passing Of A Great Man and Good Friend   
  • Remembering An Environmental Hero  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Amendment to State Merchant Plant Siting Board Rules   
  • KRC Outlines Priorities For Reform Of Oil And Gas Laws And Regulations   
  • KRC Comments On Coal General Discharge Permits   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN REGULAR SESSION: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly   
  • Fitz Gives Keynote Address To 24th Annual Heartwood Forest Council Gathering  
  • Renewal of Landfaming Permit to Triple M Land Farms, Inc. Is Challenged   
  • Statement Of Tom FitzGerald on Being Nominated As A Federal Commissioner To The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission   
  • KRC Joins the National Parks Conservation Association and 26 other groups in filing a friend of the court brief supporting the Chesapeake Bay TMDL Clean Water Blueprint  
  • KRC Joins the National Parks Conservation Association and 26 other groups in filing a friend of the court brief supporting the Chesapeake Bay TMDL   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Final Edition!   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Thirteenth Edition!   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Twelfth Edition   
  • ADT Letter Highlights Safety and Health Problems With AT&T Phone Deregulation Bill   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Eleventh Edition   
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Environmental Assessment for Texas Gas Abandonment Project   
  • KRC Presents Testimony To House Committee In Opposition To SB 99 Phone Deregulation Bill   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Tenth Edition   
  • KRC Letter to House Economic Development Committee Members Concerning SB 99 Misinformation  
  • Dormant Landlines In Rural Areas May Not Be Able To Reactivate Landline Service Under SB 99   
  • SB 99 Ends Public Service Commission Power Over Consumer Complaints In Many Kentucky Cities   
  • Reply Memorandum Filed In Bluegrass Pipeline Eminent Domain Case   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Ninth Edition   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Eighth Edition   
  • KRC Expresses Support For Removing Position of For-Profit Water Provider From Kentucky Infrastructure Authority Board   
  • KRC Expresses Support For Removing Position of For-Profit Water Provider From Kentucky Infrastructure Board   
  • KRC Expresses Concerns With Bill Stripping Public Service Commission of Power To Determine Value Of Acquired Utility Water And Sewer Assets   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Seventh Edition   
  • Motion Seeks Ruling That Bluegrass Pipeline Lacks Eminent Domain Power   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Sixth Edition!   
  • Updated Analysis Of Why AT&T Bill Is Bad News For Kentucky's Basic Phone Service Users   
  • THE 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Fifth Edition!   
  • Why AT&T's SB 99 Is Bad For Small Towns And Rural Areas of Kentucky   
  • Basic stand-alone phone service could be at risk for over 11,000 Kentucky households if SB 99 passes.  
  • Basic stand-alone phone service could be at risk for over 11,000 Kentucky households if SB 99 passes.  
  • Basic stand-alone phone service could be at risk for over 11,000 Kentucky households if SB 99 passes.  
  • Numbers Show Lack of Need For Senate Bill 1  
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Fourth Edition!   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Fourth Edition!   
  • KRC Opposes Bill That Would Lift Nuclear Plant Moratorium   
  • KRC Testifies Against New AT&T Phone Deregulation Bill   
  • KRC Testimony In Opposition To Senate Bill 1  
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Third Edition   
  • KRC Shares Concerns Regarding SB 1  
  • KRC Communicates Concerns With Phone Deregulation Bill Draft To AT&T   
  • 2014 AT&T Draft Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians  
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Second Edition!   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The First Edition   
  • Counting Our Blessings  
  • Greenhouse Gas Regulations and their Effect on Local Communities and the Poor   
  • 2014 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Prefiled Edition   
  • Complaint challenges EPA approval of selenium water quality standard for Kentucky   
  • Complaint Seeks Court Ruling On Whether Bluegrass Pipeline Company LLC Can Condemn Property For Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline   
  • Reflection on the passing of David Short  
  • Planning, Zoning And Hazardous Liquids Pipelines  
  • Planning, Zoning and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines   
  • A Conversation On Conservation And Stewardship  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Brownfields Regulations   
  • “Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” Voltaire   
  • Opening Memorandum Filed In Appeal Challenging Rejection Of Lands Unsuitable for Mining Petition For Lynch and Benham, Kentucky   
  • Prefiled Bills Would Limit Condemnation Power For Pipelines To Regulated Utilities   
  • KRC Urges Federal Energy Regulatory Commission To Conduct Full Environmental Impact Statement On Bluegrass Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline   
  • Some things to think about before you grant a pipeline easement   
  • Karst and the proposed Bluegrass NGL Pipeline   
  • Concerns With Prefiled Bill That Would Broaden NGL Pipeline Condemnation Power  
  • KRC Testifies On Bluegrass NGL Pipeline   
  • Drakes Creek Holding Limestone Permit Challenged  
  • Remembering Two Exemplary Public Servants  
  • KRC Seeks Assurances Of Community Facility Reviews For Proposed MSD and Louisville Water Co. Facilities  
  • Eminent Domain Explored  
  • Marion County Adopts Resolution Opposing Bluegrass NGL Pipeline   
  • Remembering Alex Talbott  
  • SOME BASIC INFORMATION FOR LANDOWNERS ON GRANTING AND RESCINDING SURVEY PERMISSION  
  • Opening Brief In Case Challenging Constitutionality of Cell Tower Secrecy Statute Is Filed   
  • Governor Beshear Should Add Regulation of Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Siting, and Condemnation Power of Non-Utility Pipelines, To August 19 Special Session Call  
  • KRC Calls On Bluegrass Pipeline Partners To Agree To A Comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement   
  • Acting Region IV EPA Administrator Asked To Reject Kentucky's Change To Selenium Water Quality Standards Due To Lack Of State Agency Compliance With Public Participation Requirements   
  • Debate On Coal With the Bluegrass Institute's Jim Waters and KRC's Director Tom FitzGerald is Now Online   
  • Some Background On Proposed Bluegrass Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline  
  • Bullitt County Quarry Case Briefed And Awaiting Court Review  
  • Dot Joseph Remembered  
  • Dot Joseph Remembered  
  • Remembering Grady Clay  
  • 2013 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly  
  • KRC Urges Regulation Subcommittee To Reject State Selenium Water Quality Standard Revision For Lack Of Compliance With Federal Public Participation Requirements   
  • Land Use, the Land Ethic, and the 50-Year Farm Bill  
  • 2013 General Assembly Regular Session: The Final Edition   
  • Remembering Peggy Hyland  
  • 2013 General Assembly Regular Session: The Seventh Edition   
  • KRC Opposes Senate Amendment Lifting Ban On New Nuclear Power Plants In Kentucky   
  • Is AT&T's Wireless Home Service Comparable To Existing Wireline Basic Phone Service?   
  • SB 88 NOT LIKELY TO MATERIALLY INCREASE AT&T’s CAPITAL SPENDING IN KENTUCKY ABOVE PAST LEVELS   
  • KRC Testifies Before House Committee Regarding AT&T's Phone Bill And A Proposed House Substitute Bill.   
  • KRC Joins State Chamber, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers In Expressing Concern Over HB 211   
  • 2013 General Assembly Regular Session: The Sixth Edition   
  • Bill Exempting Strip Mining In Streams From Mine Permitting If Done For "Farm Purposes" Could Be Bad For The Environment And Farmers   
  • 2013 General Assembly Regular Session: The Fifth Edition   
  • A Closer Look At AT&T's "$14 Billion Investment"   
  • Top Ten Reasons Why AT&Ts SB 88 Is Bad For Kentucky   
  • 2013 General Assembly Regular Session: The Fourth Edition   
  • Council Expresses Concerns With Proposed Renewal of Air Permit to Organometallix Carrollton Facility   
  • Council Expresses Concern That Costs Of Wheeling Purchased Power For Aluminum Smelter Not Be Shifted To Remaining Big Rivers Electric Co-operative Ratepayers   
  • House Bill 165 Would Allow Mining of Noncoal Minerals in Streams Without A Permit If Done For "Farm Purposes"   
  • SB 88 = Less Reliable, Less Functional Home Phone Service For Rural Kentucky   
  • Bill To Strip Nature Preserves Commission Of Control Of Blackacre State Nature Preserve Is Tabled After Hearing In Senate Committee   
  • SENATE BILL 88: LETTING AT&T “OFF THE HOOK” FOR BASIC, STAND-ALONE RELIABLE HOME PHONE SERVICE   
  • KRC Expresses Concern With Bills Allowing Aluminum Smelters To Bypass Their Electric Generation Utility   
  • 2013 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Third Edition   
  • Division of Water Proposes Last Minute Changes In Selenium Water Quality Limits   
  • Senate Economic Development Committee to Hear SB 88 - AT&Ts Effort to End Right To Basic Local Phone Service, On Monday February 11   
  • 2013 General Assembly Regular Session: The Second Edition   
  • AT&T Proposal To Deregulate Basic Phone Service Could Hurt Rural, Low- and Fixed-Income Kentuckians   
  • Will Multiple-Message Electronic Billboards Spread Along Kentucky's Highways?  
  • Council Board Endorses Biomass Campaign Platform  
  • AT&T Again Seeks To End Obligation To Provide Stand-Alone Basic Phone Service To Kentucky Customers   
  • House Bill 110 Would Disallow Use Of Fuel Adjustment Clause For Baseload Gas-Fired Electric Utilities; Creating Inequities And Higher Costs For Ratepayers  
  • 2013 General Assembly Regular Session: The First Edition   
  • KRC - As Others See Us  
  • A Look Back at KRC's Work During 2012   
  • 2013 General Assembly Regular Session: The Prefiled Edition   
  • KRC Signs Joint Letter With 94 Other Organizations In Seeking Reforms In Federal Water Resources Development Act   
  • Council Opposes Reissuance of Permit To "Landfarm" Petroleum-Contaminated Soils   
  • On The Passing Of A Valiant Friend, Mary Jane Adams   
  • Water Permitting Regulation Changes Reflect KRC Comments  
  • KRC Director Gives Commencement Address To 1st Green Institute Class   
  • KRC Comments on Proposed Changes To Noncoal Permitting Regulations  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Changes to Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission Regulations   
  • Winnie Hepler Honored By Kentucky Heartwood   
  • Kentucky’s Proposed Hunting Amendment – A Solution In Search Of A Problem   
  • KRC Comments on Proposed Changes to Heritage Land Conservation Board Regulations   
  • KRC Comments on Proposed Changes to State Water Quality Standards  
  • KRC Comments on Permit For East Kentucky Power John Sherman Cooper Coal Combustion Waste Landfill   
  • PSC Finalizes Revisions To Utility Regulations; Adopts Some of KRC's Comments   
  • Pat Franklin Remembered  
  • Aloma Dew Is First Recipient of Sue Anne Salmon Community Advocacy Award   
  • Structural Pest Control Regulations Modified To Address Council's Concerns   
  • KRC Director Participates on Panel on Coal Mine Reclamation Bonding   
  • Remembering the "Keeper of the Mountains"   
  • KRC Comments On Changes To Pesticide Application Regulations   
  • Zoning Approval For Western Kentucky Strip Mine Is Challenged   
  • The Council Comments On Revisions To Public Service Commission Regulations   
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Division of Water Regulations   
  • A Note On The Passing of Gail Robinson   
  • Remembering Mike Haydon  
  • KRC Declines Surface Mining Award   
  • Kentucky Heartwood and KRC comment on proposed Consent Decree affecting Daniel Boone National Forest  
  • Council Comments On Changes To Air Quality Regulations   
  • Changes In Bonding Regulations Criticized As Inadequate To Protect Rights of Landowners   
  • Council Voices Concerns Regarding Louisville Landmarks Ordinance Amendments  
  • KRC Comments Support EPA's Proposed Veto of 36 Coal Mining Discharge Permits  
  • Comments Submitted on Revisions to State Air Quality Regulations for PM2.5  
  • Council comments on proposal to eliminate fueling station vapor controls for Jefferson County   
  • KRC Summarizes 2012 Session Bills Of Interest To State Bar  
  • KRC Participates In Panel Discussion on the future of coal In Kentucky  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Quarry In Simpson County  
  • KRC Recaps "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" from the 2012 General Assembly Regular Session  
  • KRC Comments on Proposed Mining Regulation Amendment   
  • Council Director Receives 2012 Brennan Haly Award From Department of Political Science at U of L.   
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Final Edition   
  • Quote of the Week  
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Thirteenth Edition   
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Twelfth Edition   
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Eleventh Edition   
  • Speaker Stumbo Expresses Opposition to AT&T Phone Deregulation Bill   
  • Speaker Stumbo Expresses Opposition to AT&T Phone Deregulation Bill   
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Tenth Edition   
  • Senate Bill 12 to become new vehicle for AT&T phone deregulation bill  
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Ninth Edition   
  • Council seeks and receives assurances from Louisville Regional Airport Authority and FAA concerning easements at Bowman Field  
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Eighth Edition   
  • Council Voices Opposition To SB 135, A Bill Allowing AT&T, Windstream and Cincinnati Bell to end their role as telephone "provider of last resort" for basic phone service.   
  • SB 135: Why is Deregulating Basic Telephone Service Bad for Kentucky's Phone Customers?  
  • Remembering Mike Mullins  
  • KRC Supports Bill Requiring Reporting of Telephone Outages  
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Seventh Edition   
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Sixth Edition   
  • Council voices concerns with Billboard Bill   
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Fifth Edition   
  • Reduction In Nonattainment Area for 1-Hour SO2 Standard In Jefferson County Questioned   
  • Council testifies in opposition to proposed merger of Office of Surface Mining and Bureau of Land Management   
  • Bills We're Tracking: the Fourth Legislative Update  
  • 2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Third Edition  
  • 2012 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Second Edition   
  • The Solar Industry in Kentucky: A Brief Review   
  • 2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition  
  • The 2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Prefiled Edition   
  • KRC Director resigns two Beshear Administration board appointments   
  • Remembering a Friend  
  • Council Comments On Proposed Air Permit For Arkema, Inc.'s Calvert City Chemical Plant   
  • Enhanced Demand Side Management And Energy Efficiency Programs for LGE & KU Approved   
  • Settlement In LG&E/KU Environmental Surcharge Case Includes New Funds For Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance  
  • State Agrees With Most of KRC's Comments On Proposed State Surface Mining Regulation Changes   
  • KRC Comments on Proposed Trimble County Coal Ash Landfill  
  • KRC Comments on Solvent Replacement At Rubbertown Plant  
  • Discretionary Review Sought In Kentucky-American Water case   
  • New Zeon Class Settlement Approved  
  • KRC Speech On The Occasion Of The 35th Anniversary Of The Kentucky Nature Preserves Commission  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Sandhill Crane Hunt Regulation  
  • Joint Letter Requests Postponement Of Sandhill Crane Hunt Approval  
  • KRC Testimony In Opposition To Sandhill Crane Hunt  
  • KRC Voices Concerns Over Changes In Air Toxics Rules; Board Defers Approval  
  • KRC Opposes Proposal To Hunt Sandhill Cranes in Kentucky  
  • KRC Opposes Proposal To Hunt Sandhill Cranes in Kentucky  
  • Improvements Sought In Permit Renewal For Hog Feedlot Operation  
  • Court Asked To Narrow Scope of Zeon Class Action Settlement  
  • Water Quality Certification for Paducah Dock Project Challenged  
  • In Honor And Memory Of A Stalwart Friend, Sally Brown   
  • Class Action Settlement in Zeon Case Opposed by Eboni Cochran of REACT  
  • KRC Joins 64 Other Conservation Organizations In Joint Comments Opposing Reissuance Of Nationwide Fill Permits   
  • 2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition   
  • The 2011 General Assembly: Bills and Resolutions We're Watching: Seventh Edition   
  • KRC Responds To Announcement of Filing Of Bill By Senators McConnell and Paul To Limit EPA's Ability To Veto Mine Fill Permits   
  • Circuit Court Decision In Meade County Quarry Zoning Case Appealed  
  • KRC Testimony on House Bill 1  
  • KRC Comments On Amendments To Water Antidegradaton Rule  
  • 2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Sixth Edition   
  • KRC Testifies on Coal Reclamation Bond Inadequacy   
  • View KRC's Testimony In Opposition to Bill Lifting Moratorium On New Nuclear Plants In Kentucky   
  • 2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Fifth Edition   
  • Electing Public Service Commissioners Is Opposed By KRC Because It Wouldn't Result Lower Rates, Or Benefit Average Ratepayers  
  • 2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Fourth Edition   
  • Bill Creating Legal Framework For Management of Carbon Sequestration Passes House Committee   
  • KRC Opposes Giving Private Pipeline Company Power To Condemn Lands For Private Use  
  • EPA Would Likely Assume Direct Permitting Of GHG Emissions Under HJR 49  
  • KRC Expresses Concerns Regarding House Bill 1 Creating a "Right" To Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife  
  • 2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Third Edition   
  • Bill To End Moratorium on New Nuclear Power Plant Construction Moves To Senate Floor  
  • Council Comments On Proposed Changes to Wastewater Planning Requirements for Regional Planning Agencies   
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Changes to Louisville Air Toxics Program Regulations  
  • KRC Requests Denial of Water Quality Certification in Dock Project  
  • Council asks U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to re-notice project that would take over 500 of a federally-designated endangered mussel species  
  • Complaint Seeks PSC Review of Cell Tower Siting   
  • Senate Bill Would Allow Taking Of Private Property For Private Use By CO2 Pipeline Company  
  • 2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching, Second Edition  
  • 2011 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The First Edition  
  • Remembering Patsy Kirtley  
  • PSC Issues Report to General Assembly on Natural Gas Retail Competition Programs  
  • Jack and Angene Wilson Named Outstanding Wooster Alums For 2011!  
  • KRC Supports Lands Unsuitable Petition 10-2   
  • KRC Joins In Comments Supporting EPA's Guidance On Improving Review of Appalachian Mining Operations Under Clean Water Act.  
  • Office of Surface Mining Agrees That Request For Valid Existing Rights Determination in Daniel Boone Forest Does Not Demonstrate Right To Strip Mine 175 Acres In Clay County  
  • Becoming Better Weavers  
  • “Kentucky’s Energy Crossroads” - A conversation at the Faithful Citizenship Luncheon  
  • KRC Opposes Request for "Valid Existing Rights" Finding That Would Allow Strip Mining Within Daniel Boone National Forest  
  • Natural Gas Supply Retail Competition Case Submitted to Public Service Commission   
  • Deb Bledsoe Is 5th Recipient of Stu Butler Memorial Award   
  • Remembering Jane Johnson  
  • KRC Encourages You To Support Project Warm   
  • A CONVERSATION ABOUT ENERGY EFFICIENCY  
  • Rejection of Benham and Lynch Lands Unsuitable for Mining Petition Appealed  
  • Watt's In a Name?  
  • KRC Presents Comments On Proposed Coal Combustion Waste Rule  
  • PSC Approves PPL Acquisition of LG&E and KU; Settlement Offers Additional Help for Low- and Fixed-Income Ratepayers  
  • Final FY 2011Mine Regulation Performance Agreement Between Office of Surface Mining and Kentucky Incorporates Several Recommendations From KRC   
  • Final FY 2011Mine Regulation Performance Agreement Between Office of Surface Mining and Kentucky Incorporates Several Recommendations From KRC   
  • Division of Water Modifies Regulation For Review of Semipublic Water Treatment Systems To Require Engineering Report For Any Engineered System   
  • Memorandum Of Understanding Among Mining And Water Agencies Will Implement Fill Minimization Protocol and Reduce The Size and Number of Valley Fills   
  • Meade County Quarry Permit Case Resolved; Zoning Case Pending  
  • Settlement Approved in LGE/KU Rate Cases Results In Reduction of Rate Increases by 25% From What Had Been Sought  
  • Planning Commission Denies Request For Gas Station in Belknap Neighborhood  
  • KRC Director Gives Commencement Address To The Neighborhood Institute Class of 2010  
  • Public Service Commission Approves Intervention of Metropolitan Housing Coalition in E.On Acquisition Case  
  • Petition Filed To Designate Water Sources for Benham and Lynch Kentucky As Unsuitable For Surface Coal Mining  
  • KRC Comments On Scoping For Stream Protection Rule  
  • A colleague remembered  
  • Agreement In LGE/KU Rate Case Would Lessen Increases Sought In Rates And Charges For Residential Customers  
  • Corps Denies 404 Permit for proposed Scott County Reservoir  
  • KRC submits written testimony on regional wastewater commission bill  
  • Change to water regulation cures conflict regarding when appeal period runs for challenges to permit decisions.  
  • Frasure Creek 404 Application in Buckhorn Creek Watershed Withdrawn  
  • Resource Recycling Magazine Article Underscores Importance of Kentucky's Multi-Resin Container Law  
  • KRC Comments On Draft Revisions to Louisville's Air Toxics Program  
  • The 2010 General Assembly Regular Session: A Session Of Opportunities Missed   
  • KRC Voices Concern Over KPDES Hearing Regulation Change  
  • Community Shopping Night Benefit for KRC   
  • EPA Proposes Rule To Regulate Coal Combustion Waste   
  • “A Conversation With Our Children’s Children”   
  • 2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Final Edition  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Underground Mine Near Water Supplies of Benham and Lynch  
  • 2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Thirteenth Edition   
  • KRC TESTIMONY ON SENATE BILL 26  
  • 2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Twelfth Edition   
  • Settlements In Mine Permit Cases Bring Additional Protections For Lick Creek Residents  
  • 2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Eleventh Edition   
  • 2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Tenth Edition   
  • Settlement in the case of Tarbis v. City of LaGrange protects neighborhood from development traffic   
  • 2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Ninth Edition   
  • KRC's Analysis of House Bill 221  
  • 2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Eighth Edition   
  • 2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Seventh Edition   
  • Constitutional Concerns With Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Bill  
  • 2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Sixth Edition   
  • KRC Submits Testimony In Opposition To Billboard Bill SB 133   
  • KRC Testimony Concerning House Bill 312   
  • 2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’re Watching: The Fifth Edition   
  • 2010 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Fourth Edition  
  • 2010 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - the Third Edition  
  • Senate Passes Bill That Would Open Door To Nuclear Power Plant Construction In Kentucky   
  • KRC Comments on OSMRE Oversight Improvement Initiative   
  • 2010 Session: Bills We're Watching: Second Edition   
  • Honoring Sue Anne Salmon  
  • 2010 Session: Bills We're Watching: First Edition  
  • "Fill Placement Optimization Process" Document Will Significantly Reduce the Number and Size of Steep Slope Coal Mine Valley Fills  
  • 2010 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We’ll Be Watching: The Pre-filed Edition  
  • "Balancing Energy And Environment" was the topic at Governor's Environment Conference last October  
  • Nuclear Power Plant Siting And Permitting Discussed  
  • KRC Director gives commencement speech to Neighborhood Institute's graduating class  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Underground Mine Near Lynch Water Reservoir  
  • Business Lexington Article Summarizes Recent Day-Long Forum On Coal In Kentucky   
  • KRC requests hearing, and EIS on proposed barge facility in Meade County  
  • Update On Meade County Quarry Challenge  
  • Honoring Hugh Archer  
  • Notice Served Of Intention To Sue Over Policy Allowing Permits Without Proof of Legal Right To Enter And Mine  
  • Court Remands Permits For 9 West Kentucky Confined Hog Feeding Operations  
  • KRC Supports E.On Request To PSC For Case On Natural Gas Unbundling   
  • Kentucky Sports Safety Work Group Recommends Plan For Addressing Sports Activity On Air Quality Alert Days   
  • A Tale of Two Cities, Part Deux   
  • Coal forum panelists, fresh from negotiations, say mountaintop-mine policing will get tougher  
  • Coal Ash Is The Topic At CDC Science Seminar  
  • STAR Program Is Highlighted As A Potential Approach For Reducing Pitttsburgh's Air Toxics Problems  
  • KRC Comments On Renewal Of Triple M Land Farm Permit  
  • Leah MacSwords Is Sustainably Excellent!  
  • Steve Hohmann Wins National AML Award  
  • Fulbright Scholar Reflects Back On Year In China   
  • Art and Activism Discussed At IdeaFestival and OurPlanet Forum  
  • Clarification Sought, Given Regarding Antidegradation Policy  
  • KRC Endorses the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act  
  • Impact of Federal Climate Legislation On Agriculture  
  • Reflections on KRC and the Virginia Environmental Endowment  
  • Environmental Justice 101   
  • Columbia Gas Rate Case Settlement Approved  
  • Notice of Intent to Sue Served Over Pennsylvania Mining Program  
  • KET Climate Change Bill Program Now Online  
  • KRC is now on Facebook and Twitter!  
  • PSC Approves Guidelines for Expanding Net Metering Opportunities  
  • Rohm & Haas Withdraws From Settlement; DuPont Accepts Modified Agreement  
  • Ruling In Kentucky-American Condemnation Cases  
  • Agreement Reached in Easement Violation Case  
  • DuPont Accepts Court Modification of Settlement In Rubbertown Emissions Case  
  • KRC Remembers Jeet Gill  
  • KU & LG&E reach agreement with Intervenors on KU/LG&E's proposed net metering tariff  
  • A BRIEF REPORT ON KRC ACTIVITIES 2008 – 2009  
  • Remembering Mason Rudd  
  • Coal Mine General Water Discharge Permit Conditions Tightened  
  • DuPont And Rohm & Haas Settlements Conditionally Denied  
  • Zeon Class Settlement Rejected As Unfair  
  • KRC Comments On Revised Solid Waste Permit Fees  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Revisions to Drinking Water System Regulations  
  • AARP Granted Full Intervention In Columbia Gas Alternative Rate Design Case  
  • MARGARET MEAD WAS RIGHT! A Conversation About Energy, Community, and Justice In A Time Of Great Turmoil  
  • Grady Clay Honored At New Urbanism Conference  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Reissuance Of Coal General Water Discharge Permit  
  • KRC Opposes Strip Mine Above Lynch's Water Supply Intake  
  • "The State of the Environment" Was On The Agenda For The Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Conference  
  • Objections Lodged To Proposed Zeon Class Action Settlement  
  • KRC Responds To Obama Administration Proposed Mining Reforms  
  • KRC Comments On Revisions To Kentucky Water Regulations  
  • KRC Comments on Proposed Frasure Creek Mine  
  • Rehearing Sought In Condemnation Action  
  • Opening Brief Filed In Kentucky-American Water Appeal  
  • Motions Challenge Kentucky-American's Condemnation Powers  
  • The Challenges Ahead In Coal Mining Regulation  
  • 3rd Energizing Kentucky Conference Focuses on Kentucky Energy Plan and Role of Educational Institutions in Meeting Energy Challenges  
  • World of Coal Ash Conference Presentation  
  • UK Professor and author Dr. Ron Eller keynotes East Kentucky Leadership Conference   
  • “Kentucky at the Crossroads: Adapting To A Carbon-Constrained World”  
  • Louisville native Catherine Shea Jennings pens award-winning essay on "Working Trees: Kentucky's Renewable Future"  
  • Earth Day In The Cumberlands 2009  
  • Earth Day In The Cumberlands: 2009  
  • Clean Coal........Isn't!  
  • A Cautionary Note On Adventure Tourism  
  • Construction of New Parking Lot Resolves Campus Zoning Appeal  
  • Objections Filed To Rubbertown Settlements  
  • Valuing Kentucky's Natural Resources  
  • KRC Director Appointed To Center For Renewable Energy Research  
  • The Challenges Ahead  
  • A Discussion About Mountaintop Removal  
  • Current Issues In The Regulation of Coal Ash  
  • Edmonson Stone Quarry Appeal Resolved  
  • Adventure Tourism Part Deux: KRC Critical Of Horse Council Letter to Fish and Wildlife Over Cranks Creek Trail Ride  
  • KRC Supplements Testimony On Need To Better Control "Beneficial Reuse" of Coal Combustion Wastes And For Federal Regulatory Framework For Managing Coal Combustion Ash  
  • 2009 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition  
  • EPA Expresses Concerns Over Issuance of Authorizations For Dumping Mine Fill Material in Headwater Streams.  
  • 2009 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching 6th Edition  
  • 2009 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching / Fifth Edition   
  • KRC Opposes Beshear Administration's Energy Bill  
  • 2009 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Fourth Edition  
  • House Education Committee Approves Bill Requiring Consideration of Air Quality In Limiting Outdoor School Sports Activities  
  • Updated Transition Paper On Surface Mining Includes Discussion of Rahall Remining Amendment  
  • KRC Director Visits With Candyce Clifft on "Louisville Life"  
  • KRC Supports Electronic Waste Manufacturer Responsibility Bill  
  • KRC Opposes Bill Excusing Nuclear Industry From Responsibility For Disposal of High-Level Rad Wastes  
  • Hearing on H.R. 493 Can Be Viewed On Web  
  • 2009 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: Third Edition  
  • KRC Director Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee On Need For Comprehensive Regulation Of Coal Combustion Wastes  
  • 2009 Regular Session: Bills We're Watching, 2nd Edition  
  • Net Metering Guidelines Are Posted On PSC Website  
  • KRC Director Questions "Clean Coal" On State Of Affairs  
  • KRC Statement On H.R. 493  
  • Metro Parks / Trinity Plan For Tennis Courts Shelved   
  • 2009 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching / Week 1  
  • Net Metering Guidelines Issued, Utilities Have 90 Days To Conform Tariffs  
  • Settlement on Elite Petroleum Case Improves Monitoring & Public Involvement  
  • Settlement on Elite Petroleum Case Improves Monitoring & Public Involvement  
  • TVA Ash Release Underscores Need For Comprehensive Federal Regulatory Framework For Management of Coal Combustion Wastes  
  • TVA Ash Release Underscores Need For Comprehensive Federal Regulatory Framework For Management of Coal Combustion Wastes  
  • TVA Ash Release Underscores Need For Comprehensive Federal Regulatory Framework For Management of Coal Combustion Wastes  
  • KRC Develops Background Briefing Paper on Mining Issues For Incoming Administration  
  • Court of Appeals Rehears Cell Tower Case  
  • KRC Director Discusses TVA Ash Release On KCBS Radio  
  • KRC's Director Reflects Back On Past Year in The Environment  
  • White Paper On A Possible "House Bill 3" Melding Energy Efficiency and Job Creation, Is Posted  
  • Kentucky's "Report Card" For The Availability of Net Metering Improves From a D to a B In One Year Due to SB 83  
  • House Bill 2 Touted As Model Bill By Council of State Governments  
  • Energy Issues Update Was Topic of November 18 Seminar  
  • Supreme Court Denies National Mining Association Petition In Valid Existing Rights Case  
  • Remembering Tom Gish  
  • KRC Statement On Beshear Administration Energy Plan  
  • KRC Requests Moratorium On Development Of New Trails And Access to State Natural Lands  
  • "Mindful Living" Is Topic At Inaugural Sustainability Lecture Series at UK  
  • Heinz Award Video and Acceptance Speech Online  
  • Kentucky American Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit Challenging Its Power To Condemn  
  • KRC Remembers Bob Knarr  
  • KRC Participates In Conference On Sustainable Transportation Policy  
  • KRC Director Receives 14th Heinz Award In Environment Category  
  • Challenge To Kentucky Pioneer Merchant Power Plant Siting Dismissed  
  • Significant Untapped Potential For Hydropower Exists In Kentucky  
  • Opening Brief Filed In Challenge To City's After-The-Fact Condemnation Of Land Where A Private Sewer Line Was Illegally Installed  
  • Supreme Court Review Of Zoning Decision Sought  
  • Petition For Rehearing Asks 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to Reconsider EPA's Approval of Kentucky's Exclusion of Many High Quality Fishing and Recreational Lakes and Rivers from Tier II Protection Against Lowering of Water Quality  
  • Declaratory Judgment Challenges Kentucky-American Water Company's Power To Condemn Land For Pipeline Project  
  • KRC Director Honored By UK Law Alumni Association  
  • KRC Mourns The Death, And Celebrates The Life, Of KRC Board Member John Cleveland  
  • 6th Circuit Decision in Antidegradation Case Rejects In Part EPA's Approval of Kentucky Water Quality Rules  
  • Sue Anne Salmon Honored For Her Many Years of Working For Justice  
  • Constitutionality of Metro Parks - Trinity Tennis Court Agreement Questioned  
  • KRC Asks KHSAA To Revise Protocols For Outdoor Sports Activity  
  • Power Plant Siting Board Deference To Local Zoning At Issue  
  • KRC Comments On Draft EIS for National "Biolab"  
  • KRC Applauds Decision By Governor Beshear to Withdraw Proposed Rule Allowing Electronic Multi-message Billboards  
  • Concerned About Strip Mining Abuses? Here Are Some Things You Can Do!  
  • Filson Historical Society Publishes Article By Sarah Lynn Cunningham On the Political Battles Over Air Pollution Control In Louisville  
  • Split Decision Leaves Cellphone Tower Siting Unreviewed By State Or Local Government  
  • Intervention In Net Metering Case Approved  
  • KRC Mourns The Death of "Mr. Chairman"  
  • Hazardous Waste Regulations Modified To Address KRC Concerns  
  • CAWS Appeals PSC Order Granting Kentucky-American Certificate For New Water Treatment Plant and Pipeline  
  • KRC Director Among Those Honored By UK College of Law  
  • KRC Director Speaks At "Energizing Kentucky" Conference  
  • KRC Comments on Public Notice Rules For Water Quality Certifications  
  • LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP FROM THE 2008 REGULAR SESSION  
  • A Note of Appreciation, And Of Disappointment  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Final   
  • Billboard Industry Attempts Last-Minute Amendments  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Thirteen – 1,030 Bills, 505 Resolutions, only 2 Legislative Days To Go!  
  • KRC Asks Senators to Oppose Amendment Allowing Public Trees To Be Cut For Billboard Visibility  
  • On the Passing Of A Dear And Gentle Friend  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Twelve – 1,030 Bills, 481 Resolutions, only 4 Legislative Days To Go!  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Eleven – 1,030 Bills, 437 Resolutions, only 9 Legislative Days To Go!  
  • KRC and Citizens Coal Council Challenge OSM Rule Weakening Permit Block Sanction Against Mining Law Violators  
  • D.C. Court of Appeals Reaffirms Rejection of Coal Industry Effort to Weaken Protections Against Strip Mining In Parks, Wilderness Areas, National Forests, And Near Homes  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Ten – 1,030 Bills, 410 Resolutions, only 14 Legislative Days To Go!  
  • Amended HB 233 Protects Recycling Industry From Plastics Miscoding  
  • A poem from Nana Lampton  
  • Bill To Lift Nuclear Power Plant Construction Ban Opposed  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Nine – 1,030 Bills, 396 Resolutions, only 19 Legislative Days To Go!   
  • "Streamsaver Bill" Gets Hearing...Finally, and A Vote  
  • KRC Discusses Proposal to Lift Kentucky Ban On Nuclear Power Plants  
  • Reflections On The Passing Of Two Colleagues  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Eight - 896 Bills, 351 Resolutions, only 24 Legislative Days To Go!  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Seven - 774 Bills, 309 Resolutions, Only 29 Legislative Days To Go!   
  • KRC URGES SENATORS TO OPPOSE CUTS IN HAZARDOUS WASTE CLEAN-UP FUND  
  • KRC Urges House Leaders To Oppose Cutting Public Trees For Billboard Visibility   
  • Alternative Language On HB 233 Encourages Manufacturers to Design Containers With Recycling In Mind  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Six - 720 Bills, 269 Resolutions, 32 Legislative Days To Go!   
  • KRC Urges House Committee to Reject Bill That Could Damage Plastics Recycling Efforts in Kentucky  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Five - 635 Bills, 220 Resolutions, 37 Legislative Days To Go!   
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Four - 574 Bills, 186 Resolutions, 42 Legislative Days To Go!   
  • MSD Variance Approving Relocation of Beargrass Creek on River Metals Property Is Remanded  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Three  
  • A Conversation With The Sierra Club At Activist Weekend  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Two, 426 Bills, 106 Resolutions And Counting  
  • KRC Endorses Fine Particulate Task Force Report  
  • Coal Industry Rebuffed In Effort to Weaken Protections Against Mining Near Homes, In Parks And Wilderness Areas  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week One, 355 Bills, 60 Resolutions   
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: First Edition  
  • Burlington Coat Factory Plan Approved With Changes Sought By Bashford Manor Area Neighbors  
  • Lynch Water Supply Reservoir Protected From Underground Mining  
  • 2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Preview Edition   
  • LEO Explores Kyoto, Carbon and Climate Change With KRC Director  
  • Graduation Address to Fall 2007 Neighborhood Institute Graduates  
  • AGREED ORDER ENTERED IN CHALLENGE TO DOE WATER DISCHARGE PERMIT FOR PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT  
  • KRC Recommends Improvements In Meth Lab Property Cleanup Program  
  • Conditions Added To Development Plan for Bellarmine Dorm Address Blasting, Dust, Lighting  
  • Deletion of state air toxics regulation from Kentucky's Clean Air Act SIP opposed  
  • Kentucky-American Water Hearing Concludes, Briefs Due December 28.  
  • What Utilities Can Do To Advance Energy Efficiency in Kentucky  
  • Fitz Receives Kentucky Heartwood’s Second Annual Stu Butler Memorial Award  
  • Help In Naming New Nature Center at Raven Run after Stu Butler  
  • Skewed Composition Of Legislative Panel on Climate Change Criticized  
  • Environmental Justice 101  
  • Draft Plan For Center For Renewable Energy Flawed   
  • “Carbon Constraints and the Future of Coal”  
  • Floodplain Variance Allowing Beargrass Creek Relocation Is Challenged  
  • Weakening of Stream Buffer Zone Rules Opposed  
  • LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP FROM THE 2007 REGULAR AND SECOND EXTRAORDINARY SESSION   
  • Class Action Settlement In ZEON Chemical Air Emissions Case Unfair, Unreasonable, Unconscionable  
  • Upcoming KRC Events and Presentations  
  • Appeal Filed On Cabinet Order Upholding Issuance of Permits For Confined Hog Operations In Fulton, Carlisle and Hickman Counties  
  • KRC Appeals Nugent Sand & Gravel Mine Zoning Decision  
  • Kentucky Post Publishes KRC Testimony on Energy Policy  
  • STATE WITHDRAWS WEAK AIR TOXICS REGULATIONS  
  • State Air NESHAP Regulations Amended To Address Enforceability Concern  
  • KRC Testimony Concerning House Energy Bill  
  • KRC Testifies Before Special Subcommittee On Energy  
  • Shelby County Fiscal Court Acted Properly In Rejecting Rezoning Of Agricultural Land For Scrap Metal Facility  
  • Excerpts from "Beyond Time"  
  • Hazel King Remembered  
  • Yet another reason for a bottle bill!  
  • Special Session Should Be About More Than Peabody  
  • Benson Valley Landfill Expansion Comments  
  • South Africa’s Support for Synthetic Fuels Industry Extensive And Long-Term  
  • "We've Run Out Of Backyards"  
  • KRC Testimony On Senate Bill 1  
  • Concerning Senate Bill 1  
  • KRC Recommends Withdrawal of Proposed Air Toxics Regulation Package  
  • Additional Testing Recommended For Coal Combustion Ash Used For Fill  
  • KRC's Testimony Before House A&R Committee On Climate Change and Coal-To-Liquids  
  • KRC Recommends Withdrawing State Air Toxics Reg Package And Convening Stakeholder Meetings  
  • Proposed National Rules On Coal Ash Disposal At Coal Mines Are Subject Of Comments  
  • Kentucky Tonight Show On Coal-To-Liquids Is Online  
  • Grant Agreements Show There Is No Need For Special Session  
  • Everything Old Is New Again  
  • Evangelical Climate Initiative Calls For Carbon Cap-And-Trade System To Address Climate Change  
  • KRC Op-ed Questions Special Session To Subsidize Coal-To-Liquid Plants  
  • I-66 Wild Rivers Exemption Is Topic In Committee Meeting  
  • KRC Asks Federal Highway Administration to review Kentucky DOT's efforts to exempt I-66 from Kentucky Wild Rivers law  
  • KRC Comments on Scoping for Kentucky Biolab  
  • KRC Requests NOx Reductions Be Made Permanent Before Lousville Ozone Redesignation Is Approved  
  • Lynch Residents Speak Out Against Proposed Mine Beneath City Water Reservoir  
  • KRC Opposes Coal Mining Beneath City of Lynch Water Reservoir  
  • KRC Staff News  
  • Winnie Hepler Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From EQC  
  • KRC Suggests Revisions to Board of Land Appeals Procedural Rules Proposal  
  • Citizens for Alternative Water Solutions Is Granted Full Intervention Rights In Kentucky-American Water Plant Case  
  • The Passing Of A Friend  
  • Mining Issues Discussed at U of L Brandeis School of Law Panel  
  • Proposed Limestone Quarry Drainage Into Mammoth Cave Basin Opposed  
  • KRC Director Speaks At Earth Days In The Cumberlands   
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Rule On Coal Refuse Sites Remining  
  • 2007 SESSION FINAL UPDATE  
  • Circuit Court Decision Assures Cell Tower Review In All Counties  
  • KRC Opposes STAR Change That Weakens Worker Protection From Toxics Exposure  
  • Update #7: Bills We're Tracking In The 2007 Kentucky Session  
  • Update #6: Bills We're Tracking During the 2006 General Assembly Regular Session  
  • CONSIDERATION OF SB 155 SHOULD BE DELAYED   
  • Stealth Amendment to HB 89 Would Exempt I-66 From Wild Rivers Law  
  • A Little Levity Helps On A Bad Day!  
  • SB 155: Can't See The Forest For The ..... Billboards?   
  • 2007 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Tracking: Update #5 (Complete Through March 2, 2007)  
  • Memo Further Explains KRC's Concern That House Bill 543 Would Impair Lessors Rights Under Gas Lease Agreements  
  • KRC Comments on Rewrite of State Hazardous Waste Regulations  
  • KRC Comments on Administrative Hearing Reg Revisions  
  • KRC Opposes Abridging Public Rights In OrderTo Attract Gasification Plant  
  • House Bill 543 Bad News For Gas Lessors  
  • 2nd Circuit Rejects EPA Cooling Water Intake Rule  
  • 2007 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Tracking: Update #4  
  • Alternative Ratesetting Bill for Gas Utilities To Be Studied  
  • SB 155: Destroying Public Trees For Billboard Visibility  
  • 2007 Session: Bills We're Tracking: Update #3  
  • Revised House Bill 5 Broadens Incentives for Renewable Energy Providers  
  • KRC Voices Concerns With Natural Gas Utility Alternative Ratesetting Bill  
  • KRC Voices Concerns With Natural Gas Utility Alternative Ratesetting Bill  
  • Legislative Update #2: Bills We're Tracking  
  • Legislative Update #1: Bills We're Tracking  
  • KRC Comments on Drinking Water Rule Changes  
  • OSM Rules Weakening Permit Blocks For Outlaw Mining Companies Is Opposed  
  • KRC Will Not Seek Rehearing on 6th Circuit Decision On Northern Kentucky Vehicle I/M Program  
  • State Suspends Effort To Assume Primacy Over Section 404 Permits  
  • KRC Argues "Business Case" for Energy Efficiency At Utilities And Energy Efficiency Conference  
  • Reissuance of Nationwide Permit Allowing Filling Of Headwater Streams And Wetlands By Coal Mining Operations Is Opposed  
  • Director receives award from KFTC For Service  
  • Approval Conditions for Oil & Gas Wells on Daniel Boone Forest Redbird District Incorporate KRC Recommendations  
  • Broader monitoring and limits sought for wastewater discharge into Lake Cumberland  
  • Comments on Glasgow Landfill Water Discharge Permit  
  • KRC Receives 2006 Clearing The Air Award From Lung Association  
  • Reflections on The Life And Work of Earl Wilson  
  • Fulton County Approves Ordinance Regulating Confined Hog Operations  
  • KIPDA Plan To Nix Transit Projects In Metro Area Criticized  
  • Louisville Forum Panel Discussion Focuses On Mining  
  • Increased Public Participation Opportunities In STAR Program Supported  
  • KRC Requests Controls On Methane Emissions From Natural Gas Processing & Transmission Facilities  
  • Floodplain Regulation Change Questioned  
  • Water Discharge Permit For DOE Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Challenged  
  • EPA Advisory Committee Recommends Tightening 8-Hour Ozone Standard  
  • CEMEX Asked To Provide More Data On Proposed Use of Tires And Sludge For Cement Kiln Fuel  
  • Congress' Environmental Scorecard Available  
  • KRC Recommends Denial of Wetlands Permit For Renaissance Zone Project  
  • 6th Circuit Affirms EPA Approval of Northern Ky. Vehicle Program End  
  • Tighter Limits On Mercury Emissions From Lamp Plant Urged  
  • From The Department of "The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same"   
  • Conditions Added to Pinehurst Rezoning Approval To Provide Notice, Protection To Residential Neighbors  
  • Management System Needed To Track MSD's Air Permit Compliance Obligations  
  • Vehicle Testing Case Argued Before 6th Circuit Court of Appeals  
  • KRC Asks For Stricter Limits On Water Discharge Permit For DOE Paducah Facility  
  • KRC Proposes Enhancements In Public Notice And Input In Louisville's STAR Air Toxics Program  
  • KRC and Mountain Watershed Ass'n. Oppose Pennsylvania Coal Mine Blasting Rule Changes  
  • PSC Order In Cell Tower Case Appealed  
  • EPA Enforcement Threatened By Closure of Technical Libraries  
  • EPA's Water Transfer Rule Opposed  
  • This Week's Quote  
  • KRC Statement Responds To ATSDR Rubbertown Health Consultation  
  • Jefferson Co. School Board Revises Siting Policy To Include Public Notice And Meeting  
  • Issuance of Permits For Industrial-Scale Hog Feeding Operations Challenged  
  • Irish Hill Lawsuit On Slaughtering Plant Resolved  
  • Agreed Order Resolves KRC Challenge To Disposal of DOE Landfill Leachate  
  • Rehearing Sought On Cell Tower Siting Case  
  • Use of National Forest Road for Coal Haulage Opposed  
  • Increased Ambient Monitoring Recommended In Comments On TMDL For Bayou de Chien  
  • Meeting 8-Hour Ozone Standard Is A Step Towards Healthy Air in Louisville, But Not An Endpoint  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Renewal of DOE Landfill Permit  
  • AG's Office Directs Transportation Cabinet To Release Okolona Mall Permit Application And Related Correspondence  
  • AG's Office Directs Transportation Cabinet To Release Okolona Mall Permit Application And Related Correspondence  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Hazwaste Permit For Open Burn Treatment of Reactive Wastes  
  • Development Standards for Karst, Noise, Odor, Blasting, and Floyds Fork Needed  
  • No Profile In Courage  
  • Courier Journal Tackles Climate Change / New Environment Blog Starts June 19  
  • EPA's Nondiscrimination Regulations Apply to All Kentucky Permitting Actions  
  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: A Summary of KRC's 2006 Legislative Activity   
  • KRC Asks State To Reconsider Proposed Hazwaste Reg Changes  
  • EPA Asked To Review Outsourcing Of Air Permit Reviews By Kentucky  
  • KRC Comments On Draft Revisions to STAR Program Rules  
  • KRC Opposes Weakening Of Recreational Use Protections In Ohio River; Urges Tighter Standards On Mixing Zones  
  • Comments On UST Reg Revisions Oppose Leaving Off-Site Contamination In Place  
  • Transportation Cabinet Denial Of Public Access To Permit Applications Challenged  
  • PSC Ruling Interpreting Cell Tower Law Could Affect Many Communities  
  • Cabinet Urged To Require Co-Permitting and Better Controls on 9 Proposed Confined Hog Feeding Operations  
  • Creating Demand For Renewable Power  
  • Citizen's Coal Council and KRC Challenge to EPA's Remining and Western Alkaline Mining Rules Rejected By Divided Sixth Circuit Panel  
  • Court Upholds Rule Limiting Coal Mining Exemptions on Public Lands And Near Homes  
  • EPA Urged To Strengthen Proposed Controls On Fine & Coarse Particulate Pollution  
  • Stack Testing & Lower Mercury Limits Suggested For Versailles Lighting Plant  
  • Concerns Raised Regarding Proposed Hart County Quarry   
  • KRC Suggests Strengthening Louisville Air Toxics Program  
  • Celebrating a faithful and dedicated public servant  
  • A 1/2 Shoe Session: The 2006 Regular Legislative Session Wrap-Up  
  • Installation of Water Treatment System Resolves Lone Mountain Enforcement Case  
  • PSC APPROVES TRANSMISSION LINE THROUGH DANIEL BOONE FOREST IN ROWAN COUNTY   
  • Broad-based Coalition Opposes Telecom Deregulation Bill  
  • 2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching Update #16: Complete through 4-06-06  
  • In remembrance  
  • Barry Bingham Jr.: Reflections On A Faithful Steward Of A Sacred Trust  
  • Two Who Made A Difference  
  • Sobering Thought  
  • 2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching - 15th Legislative Update, Complete Through March 31, 2006  
  • DEREGULATION WITHOUT ACCOUNTABILITY: What The Consumer Would Lose If HB 337 Becomes Law  
  • KRC Challenges Landfill Permit At DOE Plant In Paducah  
  • CLEARING THE AIR ON TELEPHONE DEREGULATION   
  • 2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching  
  • Anti-STAR Provision Sent to House In Lead Poisoning Bill: Inclusion May Jeopardize Seat Belt, ATV and Lead Poisoning Prevention Measures  
  • KRC TESTIFIES IN OPPOSITION TO PHONE DEREGULATION BILL  
  • TELEPHONE DEREGULATION BILL IS BAD NEWS FOR THE AVERAGE CONSUMER  
  • Multi-Layer Plastic Bottle Bill Opposed  
  • KRC URGES HOUSE TO OPPOSE PHONE DEREG BILL  
  • 12th Legislative Update: Complete Through March 10  
  • KRC Testifies In Opposition To Pilot Project For Removing Right-of-Way Trees For Billboard Visibility  
  • KRC Testifies Concerning Utility Surcharge Bill  
  • KRC Voices Concerns Over Telephone Deregulation Bill  
  • SENATE BILL 39 IS NO COMPROMISE  
  • KRC Asks Senators To Oppose Senate Bill 39  
  • Committee Approves Bill Aimed At Ending Louisville Air Toxics Reduction Program   
  • KRC pauses in fond remembrance of an old friend.  
  • Local Phone Service Dereg Bill Lacks Needed Consumer Protections On Rates And Service  
  • KRC Supports Lead Screening Bill With Amendments  
  • New Study Indicates Harm To Infants And Children   
  • Bill Sponsor Appears To Lack Understanding Of Fine Particulate Pollution Problems In Metro Louisville  
  • KRC Testifies In Opposition to Senate Bill 39  
  • Bill To Deregulate Many Local Phone Services Opposed  
  • SENATE BILL 39 IS BAD NEWS FOR WORKERS AND THE PUBLIC  
  • House A&R Committee Asked To Restore UST Funds  
  • KRC Asks House A&R Committee To Restore Funds Cut From Ky. PRIDE Fund  
  • KRC Asks House A&R Committee To Restore Funds Cut From Ky. PRIDE Fund  
  • KRC Comments On Wastewater Revolving Fund Rule  
  • KRC Recommends Forestry Regulations Include Basic Competency Testing For Temporary Master Loggers  
  • KRC Comments On Credible Evidence Rule  
  • KRC Challenges Approval of Crushed Limestone In Landfill Liner Drainage System.  
  • KRC OFFERS ALTERNATIVE TO “COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS” FOR ALL STATE REGULATIONS  
  • COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS REQUIREMENT WOULD SHORT-CHANGE PUBLIC AND WORKPLACE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY  
  • Comments On B&B Oil & Gas Well Proposal In Daniel Boone Forest  
  • Comments on Proposed Oldham County Sewer Capacity Ordinance  
  • KRC Opposes Repeal Of Vehicle Testing Regulation And Asks EPA To Review Action  
  • KRC Questions Use of Crushed Limestone As Drainage Layer In Landfill  
  • KRC Asks Corps To Deny Permit To Fill Wetlands For Shopping Mall  
  • Health Effects Committee of Louisville Air Quality Task Force Recommends Continuing Effort To Reduce Ozone Pollution Below Current Federal Standards  
  • PSC Upholds Denial of Transmission Line Through National Forest  
  • Stay Request Denied; Vehicle Testing in Northern Kentucky To End November 3  
  • KRC Asks 6th Circuit Court of Appeals To Stay End of Northern Kentucky I/M Program  
  • Petition Filed Seeking Court of Appeals Review of EPA Decision Approving Closure of Northern Kentucky Vehicle Emissions Testing Program  
  • EPA ASKED TO STAY EFFECTIVE DATE OF CLOSING VEHICLE TESTING IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY PENDING JUDICIAL REVIEW  
  • Supplemental Comments On Integrator Liability  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Hog Farm Permits  
  • Hearing Regulation for Storage Tank Claims Finalized  
  • What Do We Really Value? An Exploration Of Our Environmental Ethic  
  • Model Confined Hog Feeding Operation Ordinance  
  • COMPREHENSIVE OIL AND GAS REGULATIONS LONG OVERDUE  
  • KRC Comments On Kramers Lane Groundwater Study  
  • Some Things YOU Can Do To Support Healthy Food and Kentucky Farms  
  • Power Company Seeks Rehearing On Power Line Through National Forest  
  • KRC Comments on Regulation of Animal Feeding Operations  
  • KRC Testifies On Mining Impacts Before Environmental Quality Commission  
  • PSC Rejects Transmission Line Corridor Through Daniel Boone Forest  
  • KRC Proposes Comprehensive Plan For Investigating Radiological Contamination In Martha Oil Field  
  • KRC comments on new leachate treatment facility proposed by DOE  
  • Streamlined “no permit” model ordinance developed for regulating concentrated swine feeding operations  
  • KRC Comments On Pending “No Discharge” Permits for Swine Waste Handling Systems  
  • Public Involvement Procedures Recommended for New Public School Facilities  
  • Model Confined Swine Feeding Permit Developed  
  • Model Confined Swine Feeding Ordinance Developed  
  • Appeal of Mall Rezoning Denied  
  • Appeal of Mall Rezoning Denied  
  • KRC urges adoption of STAR air toxics program by Metro Air Pollution Control Board  
  • COMPLAINT IS FILED CHALLENGING WEAKENED CONTROLS ON SWINE FEEDING OPERATIONS IN FULTON COUNTY  
  • KRC Asks Legislative Committee To Support Ban On Backyard Burning Of Household Garbage  
  • KRC COMMENTS ON STRATEGIC ENERGY BLUEPRINT  
  • Fulton County Officials Issue Permit For Confined Hog Operation, Ignoring Public Comment and Applying Unlawfully Adopted Regulations  
  • KRC Opposes Weakening Local Ordinances On Confined Hog Feeding Operations  
  • KRC on "Electricity and Environmental Politics"  
  • Remining and Western Alkaline Mine Rehearing Argued Before En Banc 6th Circuit Panel  
  • KRC Requests More Public Review of MSD Plans To End Combined Sewer Overflows; Urges Caution Concerning Reuse of Lees Lane Superfund Site  
  • KRC Director speaks on “Valuing Natural Resources" at EKU's “Earth Days In The Cumberlands”  
  • KRC Supplements Comments Opposing Plan To End Vehicle Testing In Northern Kentucky  
  • KRC Opposes Approval Of Revisions To Ozone Pollution Plan In Northern Kentucky  
  • HOPKINS SEWAGE SLUDGE ORDINANCE IS ADOPTED  
  • Environmental Quality Commission Director Cole To Retire   
  • Coalbed Methane Regulations Are Finalized; State Retains Baseline  
  • State Urged To Publicize Availability Of UST Fund Before Deadline Passes  
  • KRC Expresses Grave Concerns with Environmental Cabinet Outsourcing of Air Pollution Permit Review  
  • KRC ASKS ORSANCO TO TIGHTEN CONTROLS ON DISCHARGES INTO OHIO RIVER FROM CSOS, AND TO LIMIT VARIANCE AND MIXING ZONE AVAILABILITY  
  • KRC Questions Exemptions And Waivers From Air Emissions Testing  
  • PUBLIC NOTICE AND BETTER CONTROLS ON ALLOCATION OF WATER RESOURCES NEEDED  
  • Fill PSC Vacancy With Public Interest Candidate  
  • KRC Opposes Mining Rule Change Weakening Scrutiny Over Changes In Control of Mine Companies  
  • EPA approves Kentucky Antidegradation Standard, Groups Sue To Void Rule  
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  • KRC URGES EPA TO SET LIMITS ON COAL ASH DISPOSAL IN MINES  
  • REVISED HOPKINS SEWAGE SLUDGE ORDINANCE HAS FIRST READING  
  • HOPKINS CO. GIVES FIRST READING TO SEWAGE SLUDGE ORDINANCE  
  • “THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY” : REGULAR SESSION WRAP-UP  
  • SLUDGE PROPOSAL IN NORTONVILLE RAISES CONCERNS  
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  • BILLS WE’RE WATCHING: LEGISLATIVE UPDATE #8  
  • HB 8 AMENDMENTS TO EXCLUDE CITIES UNWORKABLE  
  • SENATE TACKS ON PUNITIVE ZONING APPEAL BOND BILL TO HB 50  
  • Raw Power Politics At Its Ugliest: HB 8 To Be Heard Monday  
  • Senate Amendments Don't Fix House Bill 8  
  • BILLS WE’RE WATCHING: LEGISLATIVE UPDATE #7  
  • CABINET OPPOSES ACCOUNTABILITY UNDER 404 PROGRAM:  
  • BILLS WE'RE WATCHING: LEGISLATIVE UPDATE #6  
  • Opening Brief Filed In Nugent Zoning Appeal  
  • Reply Brief Filed In Okolona Mall Case  
  • KRC Urges House Members To Oppose HB 8  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Louisville Air Toxics Regulations  
  • KRC Comments On 404 Permit For Maverick Steel  
  • KRC Opposes Revision To Metro Louisville Ozone Plan: Asks EPA To Disapprove  
  • Federal Circuit Rejects Takings Claim In Stearns Case  
  • KRC OPPOSES RELAXATION OF OPEN BURNING RESTRICTIONS: Cabinet should restrict open burning, not encourage it.  
  • KRC Responds To EPA Petition for Rehearing In Mining Case  
  • Courier Journal recognizes KRC's 20 years of advocacy  
  • 2005 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching  
  • KRC Comments On Revised Proposal To End Northern Kentucky Vehicle Emissions Testing  
  • KRC Requests Audit Of Jefferson County Erosion Control Ordinance  
  • APPROVAL OF ESTILL COUNTY POWER PLANT CHALLENGED  
  • Twenty-Years of Advocacy  
  • KRC/Fitz Herald Leader Writeup by Andy Mead  
  • 6th Circuit Invalidates EPA Rules Relaxing Mine Pollution Standards  
  • EPA sued for failure to finalize rule to protect Kentucky's waters from degradation  
  • Post-Hearing Brief Filed In Estill County Power Plant Case  
  • KRC Opposes Permit To Dam War Fork In Jackson County  
  • KRC Fundraising Dinner  
  • NEWPORT STEEL REDUCTIONS CANNOT BE USED TO OFFSET VEHICLE PROGRAM LOSS  
  • PSC TRANSMISSION LINE SITING PROCESS NEEDS STANDARDS  
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Air Quality Reg Changes  
  • KRC Comments On Proposal To End Northern Kentucky Vehicle Emissions Testing  
  • Changes Made to Proposed Solid Waste Regs In Response To KRC Comments  
  • Governor Restores Reclamation Bond Pool Funds; Averts Threatened KRC Suit  
  • JUDGE REJECTS MOTION TO DISMISS SUIT CHALLENGING AGREED ORDER BETWEEN DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND STATE CABINET ON PADUCAH PLANT  
  • KRC SERVES NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE TO FORCE REIMBURSEMENT OF MINING BOND POOL FUND  
  • Air Pollution District Ordered To Pay $130,000 In Fines And Attorney Fees For Illegal Shutdown of Vehicle Testing Program  
  • Landowner Succeeds In Obtaining Groundwater Protections In Pooling Order  
  • KRC Comments On Proposal To End Vehicle Testing In Northern Kentucky  
  • Non-coal regs need strengthening to protect public & environment   
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Solid Waste Reg Changes  
  • KRC Comments Result In State Changes To Landfill Permit  
  • Report Is Critical of Wal-Mart Wage and Anti-Union Policies  
  • Kentucky withdraws haul road exemption from OSM   
  • KRC OPPOSES DISPOSAL OF MORE WASTES AT DOE LANDFILL UNTIL SEISMIC HAZARD FURTHER INVESTIGATED  
  • The Good, the Bad and Ugly  
  • Final Update On 2004 General Assembly Action  
  • KRC Files Amicus Brief in Stearns Takings Case  
  • Citizens Coal Council and KRC Oppose Weakening of Stream Buffer Zone Rules   
  • PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE TO CALL OR FAX TO RESTORE FIVE BUDGET CUTS   
  • Citizens Coal Council and KRC Oppose Weakening of Permit Block Rules  
  • Legislative Update #11: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching  
  • CUTS TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK AND OIL AND GAS WELL PLUGGING FUNDS THREATEN GROUNDWATER & ECONOMIC PROGRESS  
  • Legislative Update #10: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching   
  • Multiple Message Billboards  
  • Alert #2: Please Call To Stop Billboard Bill  
  • Legislative Update #9: 2004 Regular Session - Bills We're Watching  
  • KRC POSTS LEGISLATIVE UPDATE #8  
  • Billboard Bill Would Allow "Tri-Vision" Multiple Message Ad Signs On Highways  
  • Permit Denied for Limestone Quarry Near Buck Creek  
  • 2004 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE #7  
  • State Revises Power Plant Ash Landfill Permit To Address KRC Concerns  
  • COALBED METHANE BILL TO BE AMENDED TO ADD SAFEGUARDS  
  • INTENT TO SUE SERVED ON EPA FOR ITS' FAILURE TO COMPLETE RULE PROTECTING KENTUCKY'S HIGH QUALITY STREAMS  
  • KRC Analyzes Coalbed Methane Bill  
  • 2004 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE #6  
  • Gathering Line Regulation Status  
  • 2004 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE #5  
  • KRC Testifies On Environment Budget  
  • 2004 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE #4   
  • KRC CRITICAL OF OSM RULE CHANGE WEAKENING STATE OVERSIGHT  
  • Legislative Update #3 2004   
  • VET Decision Available On-line  
  • Oral Arguments Heard In Remining / Western Mine Case   
  • Court Agrees With KRC That VET Program Was Unlawfully Ended; Grants Permanent Injunction Requiring Restart of VET Program  
  • KRC Opposes bill cutting off rights of injured to sue for lead poisoning  
  • Legislative Update #2 2004  
  • KRC OPPOSES GRANTING VARIANCE FOR ENERGY DEPARTMENT WASTE  
  • KRC Opposes Elimination of Northern Kentucky I/M Program  
  • Legislative Update #1 2004  
  • HONORING PAUL VAN BOOVEN  
  • BRIEFING COMPLETE IN VEHICLE TESTING CASE  
  • FAX Example 2- Send this fax, For Example...  
  • FAX Example: A demonstration of the technique.  
  • Opening Brief Filed In Joint Tenancy - Strip Mining Case   
  • KRC Comments On Proposed Remediation Standards   
  • REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS WITH DISPOSAL OF COAL COMBUSTION WASTES (CCW) AT MINES  
  • OSM Urged To Reject Haul Road Exemption From Coal Mining Laws  
  • KRC re: New Secretary of NREPC  
  • Erosion Control Workshop  
  • APPEAL FILED IN SOLID WASTE & COAL POWER PLANT CASE  
  • Kentucky Nature Preserves Award & Remarks  
  • KRC Director Receives 2003 Nature Preserves Commission Biological Diversity Protection Award  
  • KRC Expresses Concerns Regarding Sewer Regulation Changes  
  • KRC Comments on Open Burning Regulation Revision  
  • KRC Comments On Oil and Gas Gathering Line Regulations  
  • KRC COMMENTS ON REVISIONS TO SOLID WASTE STANDARDS  
  • BRIEFING COMPLETE IN THOROUGHBRED SITING CHALLENGE  
  • Updated Posting: Vehicle Emissions Testing Suit Filed  
  • KRC speaks on the "State of Kentucky's Environment" at Scenic Kentucky gathering  
  • Kentucky Pioneer Power Plant Case Submitted  
  • Assorted Press Clippings Regarding the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Uranium Enrichment Plant  
  • Courier-Journal: Agency sued over cleanup at nuclear plant  
  • KRC challenges agreed order between Natural Resources Cabinet and DOE  
  • LWD Ordered to Close  
  • KRC Opposes Removing Required Amendment To Kentucky Mining Regulations  
  • KRC Requests That Governor Withdraw Mining Road Exemption  
  • STATE PROPOSES TO EXCLUDE ALL PUBLIC ROADS USED AND DAMAGED FROM COAL HAULAGE FROM MINING REGULATION  
  • CABINET MAKES CHANGES TO WASTE-TO-ENERGY PLANT  
  • KRC WELCOMES DECISION BY UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY PRESIDENT TO FOREGO MINING THE MAIN BLOCK OF THE ROBINSON FOREST  
  • KRC DISCUSSES ABANDONED MINE LAND PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION  
  • KRC comments on Thoroughbred Coal Ash Landfill  
  • Courier-Journal Coverage of KRC VET NOI  
  • State makes changes to air permit recommended by KRC.  
  • KRC serves Notice of Intent To Sue Kentucky, EPA Over End To Vehicle Testing Program In Jefferson County, Kentucky.  
  • Herald-Leader OpEd: Power to pollute  
  • Herald-Leader OpEd's: Trapp & Global Energy  
  • Walters Intervention Granted - Second Kentucky Pioneer Siting Hearing Held  
  • 08/03/02: KRC Participates in Panel Discussion On Adoption of Countywide Zoning in Barren County  
  • 08/01/03: Opening Brief Filed In Kentucky Pioneer Power Plant Waste Case   
  • BGDailynews.com: Barren residents question land uses  
  • 07/28/03: John McCutcheon, Where were you when?  
  • 07/28/03: KRC Requests OSM To Set Aside State Law Provisions Stripping Protections From New Pine Mountain Trail State Park  
  • 07/22/03: KRC Supports State Proposal To Deny Hazwaste Permit To LWD Incinerator  
  • KRC E-Mail Policy: No Attachments from KRC  
  • August 14, 2003: DBNF Comments  
  • August 14, 2003: Whitely County Stone  
  • August 8, 2003: Non-Coal Testimony  
  • August 7, 2003 Regulation Committee Rejects Non-Coal Reg. Reforms   
  • 08/05/03: Your help needed today & tomorrow  
  • Quecreek Mine Report Calls For Mine Mapping Reforms  
  • Lexington Herald Leader OpEd: Real river cleanup must begin in state legislature   
  • MSHA INTERNAL INVESTIGATION SHORT ON ACTION  
  • OSM AGREES WITH KRC, DISAPPROVES MINING PROGRAM AMENDMENT  
  • Ashland Independent: Cleaning up the River  
  • State makes changes to air permit recommended by KRC.  
  • Cadmium mimics effects of estrogen  
  • Chao-Norton Letter  
  • KRC Comments on Gathering Line Regulations  
  • ORSANCO Comments  
  • KRC comments on proposed Daniel Boone Forest Renewal of Mining Permit  
  • OSM Proposes to Weaken Stream Protections  
  • Update on KRC Litigation   
  • Conditional Use Request Withdrawn  
  • Herald Leader: Factory-Farms Want a 2 Year Break  
  • Herald Editorial on Robinson Forest  
  • UK Considers Mining Robinson Forest  
  • LMAPCD: Save on a new lawnmower with our buyback program.  
  • SITING BOARD DENIES PERMIT FOR CLARK COUNTY PLANT  
  • ADOPT EMERGENCY REGULATIONS ON SITING GATHERING LINES  
  • REMOVAL OF FUNDS FROM BOND POOL REQUIRES MINING PROGRAM AMENDMENT  
  • Reflections On Receiving Recognition From the League of Women Voters  
  • 2003 Appalachian Studies Association Conference  
  • 2003 Legislative Wrap-up  
  • EQC Funding Still in Doubt  
  • Governor Vetoes EQC Funding  
  • KRC COMMENTS ON OZONE REDUCTION PLAN FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY  
  • Ask the Governor to Veto HB 524  
  • Conservationists in Central Kentucky Needed  
  • Eisenhower's Farewell Address: " We want democracy to survive for all generations"  
  • The Fate of HB 458  
  • The 7th legislative update.  
  • A Bleak Session  
  • HB 458 Fate Uncertain  
  • 2003 Legislative Update #6  
  • Few Profiles in Courage   
  • HB458 Advances: Please Call Now  
  • Oil & Gas Bill Update  
  • The Latest on The Oil & Gas Bill  
  • Action Alert: Oil & Gas Bill Needs Your Calls  
  • 2003 Legislative Update #5  
  • Killing The Messenger  
  • Showing Courage: Call & Thank Them  
  • Keep Up the Good Work  
  • Comment Today on Non-Coal Regulation Revisions  
  • 5 Minutes Can Make A Difference-Call Now!  
  • HB 458 Tramples Local Government  
  • Hearing Officer Rules in Trapp Case.  
  • Serving the People - to the Oil & Gas Industry  
  • 2003 Legislative Update #4  
  • Your Help Needed to Stop HB 458  
  • House Bill 473 Protecting Local Control Over Waste Importation   
  • PUBLIC HEARING RESCHEDULED FOR PROPOSED CLARK COUNTY PLANT  
  • KRC Budget Testimony  
  • Action Alert #2 (again): Your Help Needed to Stop HB458. Call or Fax Now!   
  • Senate restores ability of Governor to adopt emergency regulations.  
  • Airport Seeks Immunity From Liability  
  • Alert #3: HJR 140 Would Stop Mine Monitoring of Oil & Grease.  
  • Action Alert #2: Oil & Gas Interests Served At Public's Expense   
  • Update #3: 2003 REGULAR SESSION  
  • Budget Cuts Threaten Environmental Progress  
  • Cabinet Supports Revocation of Nugent Permit  
  • Action Alert #1: Two Items Needing Attention  
  • Legislative Update: New And Notable This Week  
  • Legislative Update #2 (2003)  
  • GALLATIN COUNTY RESIDENTS PREVAIL IN PERMIT CHALLENGE  
  • 2003 Legislative Alert #1  
  • Briefing on Kentucky Pioneer Power Plant  
  • Herald Leader Editorial: Weakening of clean air rules particularly bad for state.  
  • Lexington Herald-Leader weighs in: Dec. 22, 2002 EDITORIAL Trapp plant power struggle  
  • Trash Fueled Trapp Merchant Power Plant Article: Courier-Journal  
  • State Decision Challenged  
  • Citizens Coal Council and KRC Challenge EPA Rule Relaxing Sediment Controls On Mining   
  • KRC Comments On Coalbed Methane Study  
  • KRC Comments On OSM Acid Mine Drainage Proposal   
  • Reflecting on the Life of Jim Bickford  
  • Regarding Reform Of Non-Coal Mining Regulations  
  • Jefferson County Land Development Zoning Regulations  
  • TOM FITZGERALD RECEIVES THE HENRY R. HEYBURN PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD  
  • Where to take those old computers and monitors.  
  • REFLECTIONS ON THE LIFE AND WORK OF PROFESSOR PAUL OBERST  
  • Energy and the Environment: The Picture  
  • Constitutional Amendment #1: we support it.  
  • Nugent Case Underscores Weakness In State Regulation of Non-Coal Mining  
  • Energy and the Environment: a speech.  
  • THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE NOT-SO-SCENIC TRAIL  
  • Kentucky Mountain Power Appeal  
  • KRC files brief Opposing Bonds for Transpark  
  • Cabinet Secretary Vacates Mining Permit Decision  
  • New Zoning Regulations for Jefferson County  
  • Public hearing on request to terminate protections  
  • Re: Proposed Regulations Implementing Voluntary Environmental Remediation  
  • David Hawpe (C-J): Environmental advocate gets results, but too little financial support.  
  • Environmental Concerns With Mining  
  • The Stink Over Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations  
  • Hearing Officer Recommends Mining Permit Decision Be Reversed  
  • Revisions to the Land Development Code for Louisville and Jefferson County  
  • The EQC Lifetime Achievement Award  
  • Comment on Thoroughbred's Request for Special Waste Designation  
  • Re: Proposed Reissuance KY0054810, Martin County Coal Corporation  
  • Re: notice of deficiency filed by Enviropower LLC  
  • AN INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW POWER PLANT SITING LAW  
  • Re: Proposed General Permit Reissuance, KPDES Permit No. KYG040000  
  • AN OPEN LETTER TO THE JEFFERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS  
  • KFTC/ KRC CITIZEN COMPLAINT SPURS FEDERAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION  
  • A letter relating to Sunny Ridge Mining Company  
  • KRC's testimony Before the Jefferson County Planning Commission  
  • The final legislative activities report  
  • Opening Brief Filed In Case Challenging Issuance of Mine Permits  
  • Attend the legislative hearing on partial public funding of gubernatorial races  
  • TOM FITZGERALD REMARKS: THE EQC LIFETIME OF SERVICE AWARD  
  • Legislative Update: A "Two Shoe Session"   
  • Bowling Green Erosion and Sediment Control Workshop is May 7  
  • Two items for your information  
  • Governor signed House Bill 618 to terminate the Jefferson County Vehicle Emissions Testing Program  
  • Legislative update. Click here for full text.  
  • Thanks! Corporation Constitutional Amendment Modified!  
  • Legislative Alert: only five legislative days remaining.  
  • Effort by coal interests to gut permit blocking.  
  • HB 618 would eliminate the Louisville VET program in 2003  
  • REDEFINITION OF "FILL" MATERIAL  
  • Re: Proposed Revisions to the Clean Water Act Regulatory Definitions of "Fill Material" and "Discharge of Fill Material"  
  • POWER PLANT SITING BILL STRENGTHENED AND PASSED BY SENATE  
  • Twelve Days Will Decide Legacy of 2002 Session  
  • LATEST ALERT: Talking Trash & In a Good Way!  
  • Winchester Sun Covers SB 287 Impact on Trapp  
  • Action Alert: ISSUES NEEDING YOUR HELP  
  • Discussion in the Public Forum: UNMINED MINERALS TAX REVENUE THREATENED & ATV/ORVs  
  • SEVEN STEPS TO A CLEANER ENVIRONMENT  
  • 2002 REGULAR SESSION: 1,169 bills, 415 resolutions, and 18 legislative days to go.  
  • HB 174 IS WHAT WE NEED TO CLEANUP KENTUCKY   
  • HB 174 : A CHANCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE  
  • SENATE BILL 257 AN IMPROVED SITING BILL: FURTHER WORK NEEDED  
  • 2002 REGULAR SESSION: 1,086 bills, 358 resolutions, and 23 legislative days to go.  
  • Thoroughbred Energy Coal-Fired Plant  
  • NRDC Comments on the Thoroughbred Energy Coal-fired Electric Generating Unit  
  • A list of actions needed to make HB 540 worth passing  
  • HB174 Postcard Campaign  
  • EPA's Effort To Clean Up Dirtiest Power Plants At Risk  
  • Holes in the Fields of Dreams: Transpark Karst Collapse  
  • Support a Strong Power Plant Siting Bill  
  • HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE NEEDS TO RETURN POLLUTERS' VALENTINE TO SENDER!   
  • "Transpark" Update  
  • 2002 REGULAR SESSION: 979 bills, 291 resolutions, and 28 legislative days to go.  
  • KRC Testimony Before House Budget Review Subcommittee  
  • Come to Frankfort Tomorrow (Feb 20th)  
  • Legislative Update: 2002 REGULAR SESSION: 894 bills, 244 resolutions, and 32 legislative days to go.  
  • HB 540 is in the House Rules Committee  
  • House Bill 496  
  • Action Needed on HB 540, the Power Plant Siting Bill  
  • 2002 REGULAR SESSION: 816 bills, 208 resolutions, and 37 legislative days to go.  
  • THREE BILLS NEED YOUR ATTENTION NOW  
  • Transpark Appeal Update  
  • Legislative Update: 42 Legislative Days to Go.  
  • House Bill 540 falls short  
  • THANKS FOR YOUR EFFORT  
  • LEGISLATIVE ALERT: A GREAT WAY TO START TUESDAY MORNING!  
  • Re: Power Plant Moratorium  
  • 2002 REGULAR SESSION: 640 bills and counting . . . .  
  • Re: Problems With 1-16-02 Merchant Plant Bill  
  • 2002 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching  
  • MERCHANT POWER PLANT MORATORIUM EXTENDED, SCOPE OF ORDER UNCLEAR  
  • 2002 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching  
  • Re: Regulation Lawsuit Victory  
  • PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF THE MARTIN COUNTY COAL WASTE SPILL  
  • Request for Determination Regarding Applicability Of KRS 224.40.  
  • Transpark Appeal Update  
  • KRC Inquires About Frontier's Mining Bond Coverage   
  • KRC Does Not Support Constitutional Amendment #2  
  • A Proposal for Siting Review of Merchant Plants  
  • THE FAILURE OF MSHA'S MANAGEMENT  
  • Re: Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit Reissuance  
  • Re: Warren County "Transpark" Bond Appeal Update   
  • Re: Right of Mining Companies To Condemn Land For Mineral Haulage  
  • Use of Condemnation Powers By Mine Operators  
  • Transpark: Appeals & Exceptions  
  • Re: Baylor Landrum III  
  • Re: Fiscal Court Votes Without Objection To Weaken Erosion Ordinance  
  • GOVERNOR ISSUES MORATORIUM  
  • Re: Proposal for Siting Procedures And Criteria For Merchant Plants  
  • MAPLE PROPOSES SIGNIFICANT EROSION OF PROTECTIONS  
  • Concerning Weakening Amendments to Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Ordinance  
  • The Coal Industry: Talking The High Road, Taking The Low Road  
  • Remining- Part 1  
  • Remining -Part 2  
  • Re: Reopened Comment Period for Ky. Regulatory Program  
  • KRC has a new office address  
  • KRC Submission to the Smart Growth Task Force  
  • Lawmakers back limit on pollution: Courier-Journal  
  • Regarding the Final EIS for the Jackson County Lake Project   
  • KRC serves notice opposing coal slurry pond near Kentucky River  
  • Health threats from plutonium and uranium:Reuters and USA Today  
  • Questioning the Stone Mountain Experimental Practice  
  • Proposal for power plant challenged over bond issue: Herald-Leader  
  • Paducah uranium-plant workers can learn about benefits: Courier-Journal  
  • Transpark Appeal  
  • Kentucky Citizen Groups Notify EPA of Intent to Sue to Protect Kentucky's Waterways  
  • Kentucky, Ohio Uranium Isolation Facilities Top List of Ozone Layer Polluters :Courier-Journal Report  
  • Notice of Intent To Sue Pursuant To Clean Water Act Section 505 and 5 U.S.C. Sections 701-706  
  • Re: Decision On Pine Mountain Petition  
  • NAS Impoundment Study  
  • Environmentalist spurns coal panel. By Bill Estep Lexington HERALD-LEADER   
  • Nuclear Half-Life  
  • Tribute to Janie Douglass  
  • A Note of Clarification Concerning KRC's Position Paper On Amendment #2  
  • Regarding the NAS Coal Waste Impoundment Study  
  • GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER CREATING "CLEAN COUNTIES" PROGRAM  
  • Supplemental Comments Regarding Composition of NAS Slurry Committee  
  • 2001 Session: Final Wrap-Up  
  • NAS Waste Impoundment Study  
  • Study On Preventing Coal Waste Impoundment Failures and Breakthroughs  
  • 2001 REGULAR SESSION: 2 VETO DAYS LEFT; "IT AIN'T OVER TIL IT'S OVER!"  
  • AN OVERVIEW OF SB2: THE VOLUNTARY ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION ACT  
  • KRC Letter Opposing Amendment to House Bill 321   
  • Oppose Amendment to Permit End Run Around Local Control & Solid Waste Planning  
  • "Voluntary Remediation" Bill Agreement  
  • Legislative Update March 8, 2001  
  • Legislative Update: (3/7/2001)  
  • Call & Support HR 133: Pine Mountain Settlement School  
  • HB 305 Need a Push  
  • Alert March 3, 2001  
  • Pass HB 104  
  • Support Low-income Utility Bill  
  • Supreme Court Decision On Clean Air Act  
  • Alert, Febuary 24, 2001  
  • Oppose SB48  
  • HELP NEEDED TO STOP ANTI-VEHICLE EMISSIONS TESTING BILLS  
  • February 21 Alert  
  • Clarification of "brownfields" legislation msg  
  • Alert Feb 17  
  • Agreement Reached On "Brownfields" Proposal   
  • Call Now to Support HBs 183 & 9  
  • Support HB 183-Comprehensive Cleanup Bill  
  • Alert Feb 10, 2001  
  • Oppose Senate Bill 48  
  • OPPOSE SENATE BILL 2  
  • Electric Utility Deregulation 1997 & 2001  
  • Coal Law Pjct Annual Report  
  • Martin Cy Slurry   
  • Ky Mtn Power Draft Air Q Permit  
  • KRC: The First Ten Years  
  • KRC's Annual Report 1999-2000  
  • Pine Mtn Settlement School Petition  
  • Alert: Jan 12  
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