• Legislative Update: Week 13

    The 2020 General Assembly began January 7 and will conclude on April 13.
    Throughout this session, our Center for Environmental Policy team will be tracking,
    analyzing, and lobbying on environmental and energy bills to further the protection
    of the built and natural environment, and environmental health and justice. 

    Review our latest legislative update and learn how to contact your Representatives and Senators!

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  • Concerns regarding House Bill 379

    KRC has expressed concerns to the sponsors of House Bill 379, with the proposal to allow businesses to advertise off-site non-profit activities in their signage. Kentucky is obligated under federal law to maintain "effective control" over outdoor advertising devices, and allowing exempt signs to advertise more than their own products and services could cost Kentucky millions in lost federal revenue. Click "Learn More" to read KRC's briefing paper on the bill.

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  • CANCELLED-Cyclebar Ride

    Our charity ride with Cyclebar of Lexington has been cancelled.
    We will post information about rescheduling the event at a later time.

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  • Landfill Fight in Powell County

    As KRC has often done during our 35-years of advocacy, we are proud to join with and to work alongside private counsel to help protect the quality of life of local communities - in this instance, helping to represent citizens of Powell County in challenging the issuance of a "less-than-one-acre" construction and demolition debris (CDD) landfill, and assisting Powell County government in defending a solid waste siting ordinance.

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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." 

Join with us today in advancing our shared values of environmental justice and protection.

 

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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.

Empower

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.

Protect

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.

Latest News

 
  • 1 Apr 2020

    2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The 13th Edition!

    This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through April 1, 2020.

  • 27 Mar 2020

    2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The 12th Edition!

    This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through March 27.

  • 20 Mar 2020

    2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The 11th Edition!

    Read about the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through March 19th, 2020.

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