• Cyclebar Ride

    This spring, we have partnered with Cyclebar of Lexington for a
    charity ride to benefit the Kentucky Resources Council. 

    Join us on Saturday, March 28 at 12:30pm for an inclusive and
    inspiring low-impact/high-intensity indoor cycling experience
    for all ages and body types. 

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  • Legislative Update: Week 6

    The 2020 General Assembly began January 7 and will conclude on April 15.
    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 legislative updates and learn how to contact your Representatives and Senators!

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  • Concerns on HB 247

    In a briefing paper provided to the sponsor of House Bill 247,
    Representative Mark Hart, KRC has expressed concerns
    with the proposal to broaden current exceptions in state law
    in order to allow wholesale purchases and sales of electricity
    and natural gas by municipal utilities without competitively
    bidding and advertising such as purchases and sales.

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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.



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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