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2020 General Assembly: Legislative Update Week #3

2020 General Assembly: Legislative Update Week #3. Catch up on what's happened this week.

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KRC Voices Concerns With House Bill 247

KRC Expresses Concerns With Exempting Municipal Electricity And Natural Gas Purchases And Sales From Competitive Bidding

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2020 General Assembly: Legislative Update Week #2

Read the second legislative update on the bills we're following in the Kentucky 2020 General Assembly.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: First Edition

Here is the 1st Edition of the 2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching!

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KRC Endorses Sierra Club Comments In Opposition to Harlan County Strip Mine

KRC Endorses Sierra Club Comments In Opposition To Section 404 Permit for Proposed Harlan County Strip Mine

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Nucor Construction on the Bank of the Ohio River

KRC comments on the request by the Nucor Corporation for Section 404 Permit for their proposed Brandenburg, Kentucky steel plate mill.

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KRC Assists Residents of Powell County in Challenging Proposed Landfill

KRC represents Powell County citizens in challenging the issuance of a "less-than-one-acre" construction and demolition debris (CDD) landfill issued by the Energy and Environment Cabinet to Blaze Enterprises LLC.

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KRC Joins Kentucky Heartwood In Requesting Predecisional Review By DBNF Supervisor Of Pine Creek Forest Project 

In written comments filed, KRC joined Kentucky Heartwood in requesting that the Daniel Boone National Forest Supervisor conduct predecisional review of certain remaining issues.

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KRC Joins Kentucky Heartwood In Requesting Predecisional Review By DBNF Supervisor Of Pine Creek Forest Project

KRC Joins Kentucky Heartwood In Requesting Predecisional Review By DBNF Supervisor Of Pine Creek Forest Project

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Host Agreements 101

Host Agreements 101 provides information to government solid waste management areas and to the public concerning the role that host agreements can play in assuring that the concerns of counties and communities hosting solid waste landfills

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Let Your Voice Be Heard On the Future of Net Metering in Kentucky!

Please attend and participate at the Public Hearing on November 13, 2019 at 9 a.m. EST at the offices of the Kentucky Public Service Commission, 211 Sower Blvd. Frankfort, Kentucky.

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Case Update: Bernheim Arboretum & I-65/I-71

Governor Bevin and Transportation Cabinet Secretary Thomas announced that the proposed I-65 / I-71 Regional Connector Planning Study will no longer consider crossing through property owned by the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

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Long-time KRC Member Comments On R&R Septic Permit Amendment

What verification is provided by the Division of Waste Mgmt. regarding.

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Preliminary Comments on Net-Metering in Kentucky

In the matter of electronic consideration of the implementation of the net metering act, Kentucky Resources Council submits preliminary consideration for the solar energy net-metering issue in Kentucky.

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Sep,03 2019

Proposed Revisions to Kentucky's Oil and Gas Regulations

KRC comments on proposed revisions to Kentucky's oil and gas regulations. The Oil and Gas Workgroup,(KRC is a member) continues to develop consensus improvements in the regulation of the environmental impacts of oil and gas development in Kentucky.

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New Pipeline Regulations in Boyle County

On August 28, 2019, the Danville-Boyle County Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously passed the increased regulations, providing a safer community for Boyle County residents.

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Electronic Waste: Making the Case for E-Waste Recycling Programs

Despite the fact that almost all e-waste can be reused, refurbished, or recycled, only 20% is actually handled appropriately due in large part to the lack of regulation and recycling infrastructure.

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Ongoing Work to Protect Bernheim Forest in Bullitt County

In April 2019, LG&E, a utility company based in Louisville, Kentucky, announced the construction of a new natural gas transmission pipeline in Bullitt County. This pipeline was explained as necessary in order for LG&E to meet the growth in the area.

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