• We believe every Kentuckian
    has a right to clean air, clean water,
    and land free of pollution.

    Founded in 1984, Kentucky Resources Council (KRC) combines smart policy
    and legal advocacy to protect the Commonwealth's natural resources and ensure
    environmental justice for Kentucky's most vulnerable people and communities. 

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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.

Latest News

  • 9 Apr 2024

    KRC's Legislative Update: The Penultimate Edition

    We're nearing the end of the legislative session and KRC's Legislative Update: The Penultimate Edition is available here: https://loom.ly/gUi97do. Learn where key bills stand as Kentucky legislators break for the veto period until April 12.

  • 3 Apr 2024

    Legislative Update Through March 29 2024

    Every week during the 2024 General Assembly regular session, we have provided a synopsis of bills we're tracking, supporting, and opposing, Here is the update complete through end of day March 29. The General Assembly will return on April 12.

  • 20 Mar 2024


    Tell legislators to vote NO on Senate Bill 349 because it would raise utility bills for Kentucky ratepayers by stacking the PSC process against renewable energy, and in favor of keeping uneconomic, aging, and polluting fossil fuel power plants!

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We imagine a Kentucky where the air is clean, the water safe, and where nature and natural resources are safeguarded and not abused. Join the movement to help make this shared vision a reality.