• GoodGiving 2020

    The GoodGiving Challenge is a week of giving sponsored by the Bluegrass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing. 2020's challenge week is December 1-7. Support KRC's environmental work today!

    December 1 - your gift is matched by 50% (gifts up to $250).

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  • KELI: Jefferson County

    KRC is proud to present the first Kentucky Environmental Leadership Institute (KELI) workshop for beginner environmental activists! This is a 3-part virtual workshop designed for those who are eager to learn more about how to advocate for the places they live and love. Learn more and register!

    Class Dates
    December 10 & 17 and 5:30pm | December 19 at 10:00am

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  • Annual Report 2020

    Learn more about what the Kentucky Resources Council accomplished for Kentucky's environment during 2020!

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  • Objection Filed

    Kentucky Heartwood and the Kentucky Resources Council jointly filed an administrative objection (“predecisional objection”) to the South Red Bird Wildlife Enhancement Project on the Daniel Boone National Forest.

    The project would approve 3,600 acres of logging in the Redbird District of the Daniel Boone in Clay and Leslie Counties. The project also approves the construction of nearly 100 miles of full-bench skid roads across extremely steep and highly erodible mountain slopes for hauling out the timber.

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  • KRC Files Amicus Brief on Kentucky Billboard Act

    The amicus curiae brief, filed by KRC on behalf of long-time ally Scenic Kentucky, supports the constitutionality of the Billboard Act and criticizes the District Court for using the wrong test to determine whether the Act's restrictions on commercial speech are lawful, and for failing to sever the specific statute at issue instead of holding the entire Act to be unconstitutional. 

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For 35 years, the Kentucky Resources Council has been a trusted source of legal representation, advice, and assistance to individuals, communities, and local governments on a wide range of environmental and energy issues.  Accepting no corporate or government money, and providing legal assistance without charge, KRC relies on its members and supporters to enable us to provide unflinching advocacy for those who live "downhill, downwind, and downstream." 

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Since 1984, KRC has been a trusted resource for comprehensive analysis of energy and environmental issues for citizens, government officials, and non-profit organizations.


We work to ensure individuals and communities impacted by environmental decisions have a voice in the policy-making process at all levels of government, and that values more durable than short-term profit guide public policy.


We believe every Kentuckian has the right to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. We use the power of the law to secure and advance these essential rights.

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