Saturday, May 29 at 10:00am
    Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest

    Get outside, explore nature, and join KRC for a guided hike at Bernheim!

    Register for this free event!

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  • Environmental Justice 101

    Environmental Justice 101: Saturday, June 26, 10:00am

    This session of KELI will explore the history of the Environmental Justice movement, key events in the movement on a national and Kentucky level, and what living in an environmentally just world really means.

    Register today!

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    Executive Director
    KRC seeks an attorney who has the experience and expertise to provide executive strategic leadership and pro-bono legal services in pursuit of environmental justice matters. 

    Learn more about the position and application process.

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  • PSC's Ruling on Rate Increases

    Kentucky Resources Council was proud to represent Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, the Kentucky Solar Energy Society, and the Mountain Association, In a proceeding important to the future of rooftop solar in Kentucky.

    Our combined efforts helped accomplish important victories for ratepayers across the state.

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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.

Latest News

  • 12 May 2021

    KRC Supports Implementation Guidance for the Water Resources Development Act

    The undersigned 74 conservation, faith, civic, social justice, and recreation organizations appreciate the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) implementation guidance (Guidance) for the Water Resources Development Act..

  • 11 May 2021

    KRC Supports Whistleblower Protections

    Government Accountability Project and the undersigned 264 organizations write to support freedom of speech protections for whistleblowers who strengthen our nation’s democracy, challenge abuses of power that betray the public trust, and catalyze...

  • 26 Apr 2021

    2021 Legislative Update: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

    As we have after each legislative session since 1984, we present “The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly” - the highs and lows of the 2021 General Assembly in Regular Session.

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