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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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Environmental Justice 101

Environmental justice is a concept that proposes a more equitable distribution of pollution burdens throughout the United States. Kentucky Resources Council's policy team, Tom FitzGerald, and Liz Edmondson outline the steps needed to pursue this.

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KRC Director Interviewed by Herald-Leader on Coal Mines

Recently, the Herald-Leader reached out to KRC Director, Tom FitzGerald, concerning Kentucky's coal industry low compliance rates.

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Jun,14 2019

Endow Kentucky

To insure that KRC's advocacy and defense programs you have helped to create will last long into the future, we have opened an endowment fund with Blue Grass Community Foundation. Endowment funds are designed to provide annual financial support to or

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Annual Award for Lifetime Achievement in Environmental and Justice Advocacy to Be Named for Winnie Hepler

The Board of the Kentucky Resources Council, Inc. today established a new award to be bestowed annually on an individual whose life’s work has shown the dedication, selfless commitment to nature and others, and courage to speak against injustice.

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KRC Joins 50 Environmental Groups Calling for Moratorium on Federal Coal Leasing

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, we urge you to restore the 2016 moratorium on new federal coal leasing until the federal government can complete a thorough programmatic environmental impact review of the federal coal leasing.

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Kentucky Environmental Leadership Institute: Interest Survey

Kentucky Environmental Leadership Institute: Interest Survey

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2019 KRC Survey

The 2019 Kentucky Resources Council (KRC) Survey is out now. Share your opinions on the most pressing environmental issues and what resources KRC can provide.

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Spring 2019 Legislative Wrap Up: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Read more about the bills and resolutions that KRC supported and opposed during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, and the outcomes of those bills and resolutions.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: The Final Edition

Read about the final disposition of bills that KRC supported, opposed, and tracked during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, which ended March 28.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 7th Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through March 14th.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 6th Edition

A profile of the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through March 7, 2019

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House Bill 420 Requires Cabinet To Deny Public Access To Radon Information

HB 420, sponsored by Rep. Adam Bowling, would revise laws governing radon contractor certification. A Committee Substitute added language deny public access to agency records regarding radon measurement, jeopardizing public health.

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PETITION FILED TO PROTECT WATER SUPPLY SOURCES OF THE HISTORIC TOWNS OF BENHAM AND LYNCH FROM STRIP MINING

Four residents of Harlan County have petitioned to designate the historic districts of the towns Benham and Lynch, Kentucky, the viewshed of those districts, and the water sources of the towns as unsuitable for strip mining.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 5th Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly complete through end of day March 1, 2019.

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Protecting Benham and Lynch from Expanded Mining

A petition to designate the historic districts within the cities of Benham and Lynch Kentucky and the viewshed from those districts, and the watersheds that provide the water supply for the towns as areas unsuitable for mining has been drafted by KRC

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HB 199 Would Create a Framework for Plugging 14,000 Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells Across the State

Over the past 5 years, a working group comprised of oil and gas operators, landowner representatives, agency officials, and the Kentucky Resources Council, have developed several bills that have modernized regulation of oil and gas operations.

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Kentucky American Water Company's SB 163 is Unfair to Ratepayers - KRC Provides Extensive Comments Opposing the Bill

SB 163 would allow Kentucky-American Water Company to overvalue water systems it acquires and use that overvaluation to justify rate increases. KRC provided an extensive analysis as to why SB 163 is a bad deal for ratepayers.

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KRC's Director Testifies Against SB 2

SB 2 allows a state agency or the General Assembly when sued to request, without any basis or reason, a change of venue that would be determined by a random lottery. KRC director, Tom FitzGerald, testified against the bill.

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Amendment to SB 100 Addresses Most Concerns with the Latest Utility Industry Effort to Kill Rooftop Solar

The original version of SB 100 was a utility-crafted bill intended to end the net metering of electricity and corner the market on the sun. House Floor Amendment 1 address most of KRC's concerns with the original bill.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 4th Edition

Read more about the environmental, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through end of day February 22, 2019.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 2nd Edition

These are the bills and resolutions that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2019 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through end of legislative day February 8, 2019.

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2019 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: 1st Edition

These are the bills and resolutions we're tracking in the 2019 Legislative Session

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Public Service Commission Ordered To Allow Participation In LG&E Rate Case By Low-Income Advocates And Sierra Club

The Franklin Circuit Court granted a Temporary Injunction ordering the Public Service Commission to allow low-income and environmental advocacy groups to participate in pending LG&E and KU rate cases.

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Court of Appeals Decision Strikes Underprotective Coal Ash Regulations

In an August 21, 2018 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit remanded several regulations on coal ash disposal, promulgated under the Obama Administration, which the Court found to be underprotective of the environment.

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PSC Order Accepts Complaint Against Gas Utility Discontinuing Service

In a September 7, 2018 Order, the PSC has directed Peoples Gas Ky LLC to respond to a complaint by Georgia Johnson that their plan to discontinue gas service violates their duty to furnish adequate service. Peoples Gas has ten days to respond.

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KRC Assists In Challenge To VA Hospital Proposal

KRC is working with the StroboBarkley law firm in the City of Crossgate's challenge to decision of the VA to build a new hospital on Brownsboro Road. The suit raises questions of compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act by the VA.

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Effort By LG&E and KU To Trim Energy Efficiency Programs Awaits PSC Ruling

LG&E and KU's most recent demand-side management and energy efficiency filing proposes to eliminate several programs for residential customers. KRC represents the Metro Housing Coalition in the case, which awaits decision by the PSC.

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The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: A Wrap-Up of the 2018 General Assembly Regular Session

Each year, we provide a brief wrap-up of the significant bills that the Council supported or opposed during the General Assembly's Regular Sessions, and the outcome of those bills and resolutions.

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Public Service Commission Denies LG&E and KU Application To Deploy "Smart Meters"

In an Order entered on August 30, 2018, the Kentucky Public Service Commission denied the request by LG&E and KU to Deploy Smart Meters, ruling that the utilities provided insufficient evidence to justify expense.

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Thousands Oppose ORSANCO's Proposal to Eliminate Water Pollution Control Standards for the Ohio River

KRC's Director, Tom FitzGerald, serves as a federal Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) commissioner and made comments opposing ORSANCO's proposal to eliminate water pollution standards for the Ohio River.

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STATE WITHDRAWS WEAK AIR TOXICS REGULATIONS

The regulations had been criticized both by regulated industries and environmental organizations. KRC had recommended withdrawal of the regulatory proposal because it was underprotective of public health and the environment in many areas...

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Decision On Pine Mountain Petition

On April 27, 2001, Secretary James Bickford entered an Order - declaring that 2,364 acres of land within the area north of the Pine Mountain Settlement School as unsuitable for all types of surface coal mining operations.

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Division of Water Proposes Last Minute Changes In Selenium Water Quality Limits

KRS Chapter 13A is designed to assure that an agency regulation is subject to public notice and comment. The agency request plainly violates both the letter and spirit of KRS Chapter 13A and deprives the public of notice and comment.

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Kentucky Senate Should Reject Proposed Amendment Allowing Limits On Recovery Of Damages For Pain and Suffering

Kentucky Senate Should Reject Proposed Amendment Allowing Limits On Recovery Of Damages For Pain and Suffering

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Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) Seeks To Intervene In PSC Case Where LG&E and KU Seek To Reduce Energy Efficiency and Demand Management Programs

Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) Seeks To Intervene In PSC Case Where LG&E and KU Seek To Reduce Energy Efficiency and Demand Management Programs

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Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committee Veto Power Over Regulations Is A Solution in Search of a Problem

Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committee Veto Power Over Regulations Is A Solution in Search of a Problem

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KRC seeks rehearing of FERC approval of Kinder-Morgan's Pipeline "Abandonment."

Allegheny Defense Project, Kentucky Heartwood, and KRC seek rehearing of FERC approval of Kinder-Morgan's Pipeline "Abandonment."

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KRC Comments On Investigative Phase Of Corrective Action Plan for Contamination At E.W. Brown Power Plant

KRC Comments On Investigative Phase Of Corrective Action Plan for Contamination At E.W. Brown Power Plant

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With Thanks On The Occasion of D. Todd Littlefield's Retirement!

With Thanks On The Occasion of D. Todd Littlefield's Retirement!

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40th Anniversary of passage of Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 is a time for sober reflection.

40th Anniversary of passage of Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 is a time for sober reflection.

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SETTLEMENT IN LG&E AND KU RATE CASES PROTECTS VULNERABLE RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS

SETTLEMENT IN LG&E AND KU RATE CASES PROTECTS VULNERABLE RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS, MODERATES THE AMOUNT AND IMPACT OF RATE INCREASES

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KRC Director Testifies On Bill Completing Deregulation of AT&T and Windstream Phone Services

KRC Director Testifies On Bill Completing Deregulation of AT&T and Windstream Phone Services

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House Bill 72, The Anti-Neighbor Zoning Appeal Bond Bill, Moved To Senate State Government Committee.

House Bill 72, The Anti-Neighbor Zoning Appeal Bond Bill, Moved To Senate State Government Committee.

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KRC Testifies Before Senate Committee On AT&T's Bill Completing Deregulation Of Basic Phone Service

KRC Testifies Before Senate Committee On AT&T's Bill Completing Deregulation Of Basic Phone Service

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Statement Opposing Energy & Environment Cabinet Utility Coal Waste Rules

Statement Opposing Energy & Environment Cabinet Utility Coal Waste Rules

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KRC Opposes Bill That Would Require Appeal Bond As A Condition Of Appealing Rezoning Decision

KRC Opposes Bill That Would Require Appeal Bond As A Condition Of Appealing Rezoning Decision

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KRC Opposes "Reckless" Proposal To Allow Coal Combustion Ash Generators To Self-Regulate

KRC Opposes "Reckless" Proposal To Allow Coal Combustion Ash Generators To Self-Regulate

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KRC Provides Supplemental Comments Opposing LG&E Special Waste Landfill

KRC Provides Supplemental Comments Opposing LG&E Special Waste Landfill

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An Alternative To The Star Energy/Heaven Hill Anaerobic Digester Proposal

An Alternative To The Star Energy/Heaven Hill Anaerobic Digester Proposal

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KRC Comments In Opposition To LGE Coal Combustion Waste Landfill

KRC Comments In Opposition To LGE Coal Combustion Waste Landfill

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KRC Director Presents Sustainability Lecture At Centre College

You cannot expect to create a healthy economy while failing to invest in public health and environmental protection. We have eked by, doing the bare minimum required of us, and as the federal framework of environmental protection has been dismantled

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KRC Opposes Proposed Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committees Veto Power Over Regulations

KRC Opposes Proposed Constitutional Amendment Giving Legislative Committees Veto Power Over Regulations

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Bill Would Impose Appeal Bond On Appeals To Court of Appeals In Planning And Zoning Cases

Bill Would Impose Appeal Bond On Appeals To Court of Appeals In Planning And Zoning Cases

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2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We'll Be Watching: Second Edition!

2016 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We'll Be Watching: Second Edition!

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KRC Supplemental Comments On Proposed Anaerobic Digester Project

KRC Supplemental Comments On Proposed Anaerobic Digester Project

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KRC Statement Opposing Conditional Use Permit For Biodigester

This facility does not fit under the definition of a non-accessory alternative energy system, which is defined as [a]ny facility or installation such as a windmill, hydroelectric unit or solar collecting or concentrating array.

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KRC Opposes Location of Four Anaerobic Biodigester Units In Louisville's California Neighborhood

KRC Opposes Location of Four Anaerobic Biodigester Units In Louisville's California Neighborhood

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Agreed Order Of Judgment Ends Suit Against Boyd County Landfill; Provides Better Control On Future Operations

Agreed Order Of Judgment Ends Suit Against Boyd County Landfill; Provides Better Control On Future Operations

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Challenge to EPA Approval of 2013 Kentucky water quality standards for selenium and for preventing eutrophication results in settlement agreement.

Challenge to EPA Approval of 2013 Kentucky water quality standards for selenium and for preventing eutrophication results in settlement agreement.

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KRC Participates In Panel Discussion On EPA's Clean Power Plan At Governor's Conference On The Environment

KRC Participates In Panel Discussion On EPA's Clean Power Plan At Governor's Conference On The Environment

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Billboard Regulations Allowing Multiple Message Electronic Billboards

Billboard Regulations Allowing Multiple Message Electronic Billboards And Tree-Cutting In Public Rights-Of-Way Seriously Flawed

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KRC questions legality of proposed regulations allowing electronic multi-message billboards, and allowing destruction of trees in public rights of way to improve billboard visibility.

KRC questions legality of proposed regulations allowing electronic multi-message billboards, and allowing destruction of trees in public rights of way to improve billboard visibility.

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - 4th Edition

This year is a short session, and began on January 6, 2015, recessed until February 3, 2015, and is back in session with a scheduled adjournment of March 24, 2015. There remain 17 Legislative Days left in this short session...

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - 4th Edition

This year is a short session, and began on January 6, 2015, recessed until February 3, 2015, and is back in session with a scheduled adjournment of March 24, 2015. There remain 17 Legislative Days left in this short session...

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BACKGROUND ON THE UTICA MARCELLUS TEXAS PIPELINE PROJECT

SOME BACKGROUND ON THE UTICA MARCELLUS TEXAS PIPELINE PROJECT

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HOUSE BILL 240 WOULD IMPOSE AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL BARRIER TO ACCESS TO THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR REVIEW OF ZONING DECISIONS

HOUSE BILL 240 WOULD IMPOSE AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL BARRIER TO ACCESS TO THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR REVIEW OF ZONING DECISIONS

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2015 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching - 4th Edition

This year is a short session, and began on January 6, 2015, recessed until February 3, 2015, and is back in session with a scheduled adjournment of March 24, 2015. There remain 17 Legislative Days left in this short session...

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AT&T Bills Would Impede, Not Expand, High Speed Rural Broadband Access

AT&T Bills Would Impede, Not Expand, High Speed Rural Broadband Access

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KRC Testifies In Opposition To AT&T Deregulation Bill

KRC Testifies In Opposition To AT&T Deregulation Bill

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KRC Director Testifies Against Proposed Constitutional Amendment Allowing Legislative Committees To Veto Administrative Regulations

KRC Director Testifies Against Proposed Constitutional Amendment Allowing Legislative Committees To Veto Administrative Regulations

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Looking Back At 2014: KRC As Others See Us

Looking Back At 2014: KRC As Others See Us

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Celebrating the Graduates of the Green Institute Class of 2014

Celebrating the Graduates of the Green Institute Class of 2014

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KRC Outlines Priorities For Reform Of Oil And Gas Laws And Regulations

KRC Outlines Priorities For Reform Of Oil And Gas Laws And Regulations

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KRC Comments On Coal General Discharge Permits

KRC Comments On Coal General Discharge Permits

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Fitz Gives Keynote Address To 24th Annual Heartwood Forest Council Gathering

Fitz Gives Keynote Address To 24th Annual Heartwood Forest Council Gathering

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Statement Of Tom FitzGerald on Being Nominated

Statement Of Tom FitzGerald on Being Nominated As A Federal Commissioner To The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission

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KRC Joins the National Parks Conservation Association and 26 other groups in filing a friend of the court brief supporting the Chesapeake Bay TMDL Clean Water Blueprint

KRC Joins the National Parks Conservation Association and 26 other groups in filing a friend of the court brief supporting the Chesapeake Bay TMDL Clean Water Blueprint

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KRC Comments On Proposed Environmental Assessment for Texas Gas Abandonment Project

KRC Comments On Proposed Environmental Assessment for Texas Gas Abandonment Project

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KRC Presents Testimony To House Committee In Opposition To SB 99 Phone Deregulation Bill

KRC Presents Testimony To House Committee In Opposition To SB 99 Phone Deregulation Bill

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SB 99 Ends Public Service Commission Power Over Consumer Complaints In Many Kentucky Cities

SB 99 Ends Public Service Commission Power Over Consumer Complaints In Many Kentucky Cities

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Dormant Landlines In Rural Areas May Not Be Able To Reactivate Landline Service Under SB 99

Dormant Landlines In Rural Areas May Not Be Able To Reactivate Landline Service Under SB 99

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Reply Memorandum Filed In Bluegrass Pipeline Eminent Domain Case

Reply Memorandum Filed In Bluegrass Pipeline Eminent Domain Case

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KRC Expresses Support For Removing Position of For-Profit Water Provider From Kentucky Infrastructure Authority Board

KRC Expresses Support For Removing Position of For-Profit Water Provider From Kentucky Infrastructure Authority Board

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KRC Expresses Concerns With Bill Stripping Public Service Commission of Power To Determine Value Of Acquired Utility Water And Sewer Assets

KRC Expresses Concerns With Bill Stripping Public Service Commission of Power To Determine Value Of Acquired Utility Water And Sewer Assets

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Motion Seeks Ruling That Bluegrass Pipeline Lacks Eminent Domain Power

Motion Seeks Ruling That Bluegrass Pipeline Lacks Eminent Domain Power

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KRC Opposes Bill That Would Lift Nuclear Plant Moratorium

KRC Opposes Bill That Would Lift Nuclear Plant Moratorium

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KRC Testifies Against New AT&T Phone Deregulation Bill

KRC Testifies Against New AT&T Phone Deregulation Bill

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2014 AT&T Draft Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians

2014 AT&T Draft Bill Fails To Assure Continued Access To Reliable Basic Phone Service For All Kentuckians

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Greenhouse Gas Regulations and their Effect on Local Communities and the Poor

The increasing inability of those on low- and fixed-incomes to meet utility costs is a dire situation that affects the health of those individuals and families, and also has financial impacts on the remaining ratepayer base.

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Greenhouse Gas Regulations and their Effect on Local Communities and the Poor

First, we must recognize that doing nothing is not an option. Climate change is occurring, the rate of GHG emissions are a significant factor, fossil fuel...

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Complaint challenges EPA approval of selenium water quality standard for Kentucky

Complaint challenges EPA approval of selenium water quality standard for Kentucky

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Complaint Seeks Court Ruling On Whether Bluegrass Pipeline Company LLC Can Condemn Property For Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline

Complaint Seeks Court Ruling On Whether Bluegrass Pipeline Company LLC Can Condemn Property For Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline

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"Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” Voltaire

"Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” Voltaire

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Opening Memorandum Filed In Appeal Challenging Rejection Of Lands Unsuitable for Mining Petition For Lynch and Benham, Kentucky

Opening Memorandum Filed In Appeal Challenging Rejection Of Lands Unsuitable for Mining Petition For Lynch and Benham, Kentucky

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Karst and the proposed Bluegrass NGL Pipeline

Karst and the proposed Bluegrass NGL Pipeline

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KRC Urges Federal Energy Regulatory Commission To Conduct Full Environmental Impact Statement On Bluegrass Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline

KRC Urges Federal Energy Regulatory Commission To Conduct Full Environmental Impact Statement On Bluegrass Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline

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SOME BASIC INFORMATION FOR LANDOWNERS ON GRANTING AND RESCINDING SURVEY PERMISSION

SOME BASIC INFORMATION FOR LANDOWNERS ON GRANTING AND RESCINDING SURVEY PERMISSION

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Governor Beshear Should Add Regulation of Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Siting, and Condemnation Power of Non-Utility Pipelines, To August 19 Special Session Call

Governor Beshear Should Add Regulation of Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Siting, and Condemnation Power of Non-Utility Pipelines, To August 19 Special Session Call

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KRC Calls On Bluegrass Pipeline Partners To Agree To A Comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement

KRC Calls On Bluegrass Pipeline Partners To Agree To A Comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement

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Debate On Coal With the Bluegrass Institute's Jim Waters and KRC's Director Tom FitzGerald is Now Online

Debate On Coal With the Bluegrass Institute's Jim Waters and KRC's Director Tom FitzGerald is Now Online

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Bullitt County Quarry Case Briefed And Awaiting Court Review

Bullitt County Quarry Case Briefed And Awaiting Court Review

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Is AT&T's Wireless Home Service Comparable To Existing Wireline Basic Phone Service?

Is AT&T's Wireless Home Service Comparable To Existing Wireline Basic Phone Service?

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SB 88 NOT LIKELY TO MATERIALLY INCREASE AT&T’s CAPITAL SPENDING IN KENTUCKY ABOVE PAST LEVELS

SB 88 NOT LIKELY TO MATERIALLY INCREASE AT&T’s CAPITAL SPENDING IN KENTUCKY ABOVE PAST LEVELS

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KRC Joins State Chamber, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers In Expressing Concern Over HB 211

KRC Joins State Chamber, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers In Expressing Concern Over HB 211

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Bill Exempting Strip Mining In Streams From Mine Permitting If Done For "Farm Purposes" Could Be Bad For The Environment And Farmers

Bill Exempting Strip Mining In Streams From Mine Permitting If Done For "Farm Purposes" Could Be Bad For The Environment And Farmers

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A Closer Look At AT&T's "$14 Billion Investment"

A Closer Look At AT&T's "$14 Billion Investment"

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Council Expresses Concern That Costs Of Wheeling Purchased Power For Aluminum Smelter Not Be Shifted To Remaining Big Rivers Electric Co-operative Ratepayers

Council Expresses Concern That Costs Of Wheeling Purchased Power For Aluminum Smelter Not Be Shifted To Remaining Big Rivers Electric Co-operative Ratepayers

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House Bill 165 Would Allow Mining of Noncoal Minerals in Streams Without A Permit If Done For "Farm Purposes"

House Bill 165 Would Allow Mining of Noncoal Minerals in Streams Without A Permit If Done For "Farm Purposes"

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SB 88 = Less Reliable, Less Functional Home Phone Service For Rural Kentucky

Unfortunately, this has not been a helpful conversation.I'm disappointed since this is the second time I've had to reach out to customer service on this matter and the first time I was given wrong information and the second time, I was told that I co

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KRC Expresses Concern With Bills Allowing Aluminum Smelters To Bypass Their Electric Generation Utility

KRC Expresses Concern With Bills Allowing Aluminum Smelters To Bypass Their Electric Generation Utility

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Will Multiple-Message Electronic Billboards Spread Along Kentucky's Highways?

Will Multiple-Message Electronic Billboards Spread Along Kentucky's Highways

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AT&T Proposal To Deregulate Basic Phone Service Could Hurt Rural, Low- and Fixed-Income Kentuckians

AT&T Proposal To Deregulate Basic Phone Service Could Hurt Rural, Low- and Fixed-Income Kentuckians

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AT&T Gearing Up To Seek End To Obligation To Provide Stand-alone Basic Telephone Service

AT&T Gearing Up To Seek End To Obligation To Provide Stand-alone Basic Telephone Service

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AT&T Again Seeks To End Obligation To Provide Stand-Alone Basic Phone Service To Kentucky Customers

AT&T Again Seeks To End Obligation To Provide Stand-Alone Basic Phone Service To Kentucky Customers

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House Bill 110 Would Disallow Use Of Fuel Adjustment Clause For Baseload Gas-Fired Electric Utilities; Creating Inequities And Higher Costs For Ratepayers

House Bill 110 Would Disallow Use Of Fuel Adjustment Clause For Baseload Gas-Fired Electric Utilities; Creating Inequities And Higher Costs For Ratepayers

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KRC Signs Joint Letter With 94 Other Organizations In Seeking Reforms In Federal Water Resources Development Act

KRC Signs Joint Letter With 94 Other Organizations In Seeking Reforms In Federal Water Resources Development Act

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KRC Director Gives Commencement Address To 1st Green Institute Class

KRC Director Gives Commencement Address To 1st Green Institute Class

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KRC Comments On Proposed Changes to Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission Regulations

KRC Comments On Proposed Changes to Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission Regulations

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Winnie Hepler Honored By Kentucky Heartwood

Winnie Hepler Honored By Kentucky Heartwood

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KRC Comments on Proposed Changes to State Water Quality Standards

KRC Comments on Proposed Changes to State Water Quality Standards

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Aloma Dew Is First Recipient of Sue Anne Salmon Community Advocacy Award

Aloma Dew Is First Recipient of Sue Anne Salmon Community Advocacy Award

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KRC Director Participates on Panel on Coal Mine Reclamation Bonding

KRC Director Participates on Panel on Coal Mine Reclamation Bonding

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Zoning Approval For Western Kentucky Strip Mine Is Challenged

Zoning Approval For Western Kentucky Strip Mine Is Challenged

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Kentucky Heartwood and KRC comment on proposed Consent Decree affecting Daniel Boone National Forest

Kentucky Heartwood and KRC comment on proposed Consent Decree affecting Daniel Boone National Forest

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Changes In Bonding Regulations Criticized As Inadequate To Protect Rights of Landowners

Changes In Bonding Regulations Criticized As Inadequate To Protect Rights of Landowners

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Council Voices Concerns Regarding Louisville Landmarks Ordinance Amendments

Council Voices Concerns Regarding Louisville Landmarks Ordinance Amendments

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KRC Comments Support EPA's Proposed Veto of 36 Coal Mining Discharge Permits

KRC Comments Support EPA's Proposed Veto of 36 Coal Mining Discharge Permits

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2012: KRC Recaps "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" from the General Assembly Regular Session

2012: KRC Recaps "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" from the General Assembly Regular Session

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KRC Comments on Proposed Mining Regulation Amendment

KRC Comments on Proposed Mining Regulation Amendment

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Council comments on proposal to eliminate fueling station vapor controls for Jefferson County

Council comments on proposal to eliminate fueling station vapor controls for Jefferson County

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Council seeks and receives assurances from Louisville Regional Airport Authority and FAA concerning easements at Bowman Field

Council seeks and receives assurances from Louisville Regional Airport Authority and FAA concerning easements at Bowman Field

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SB 135: Why is Deregulating Basic Telephone Service Bad for Kentucky's Phone Customers?

SB 135: Why is Deregulating Basic Telephone Service Bad for Kentucky's Phone Customers?

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SB 135 May Adversely Affect Basic Phone Service

Council Expresses Concern That SB 135 May Adversely Affect Basic Phone Service For Rural, Low- and Fixed- Income Kentuckians

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Reduction In Nonattainment Area for 1-Hour SO2 Standard In Jefferson County Questioned

Reduction In Nonattainment Area for 1-Hour SO2 Standard In Jefferson County Questioned

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The 2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Prefiled Edition

The 2012 General Assembly Regular Session: Bills We're Watching: The Prefiled Edition

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KRC Director resigns two Beshear Administration board appointments

KRC Director resigns two Beshear Administration board appointments

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Council Comments On Proposed Air Permit For Arkema, Inc.'s Calvert City Chemical Plant

Council Comments On Proposed Air Permit For Arkema, Inc.'s Calvert City Chemical Plant

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Settlement In LG&E/KU Environmental Surcharge Case Includes New Funds For Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance

Settlement In LG&E/KU Environmental Surcharge Case Includes New Funds For Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance

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KRC Comments on proposed state surface mining regulation changes

KRC Comments on proposed state surface mining regulation changes

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State Agrees With Most of KRC's Comments On Proposed State Surface Mining Regulation Changes

State Agrees With Most of KRC's Comments On Proposed State Surface Mining Regulation Changes

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KRC Comments on Proposed Trimble County Coal Ash Landfill

KRC Comments on Proposed Trimble County Coal Ash Landfill

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Discretionary Review Sought In Kentucky-American Water case

Discretionary Review Sought In Kentucky-American Water case

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Improvements Sought In Permit Renewal For Hog Feedlot Operation

Improvements Sought In Permit Renewal For Hog Feedlot Operation

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Water Quality Certification for Paducah Dock Project Challenged

Water Quality Certification for Paducah Dock Project Challenged

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KRC Joins 64 Other Conservation Organizations In Joint Comments Opposing Reissuance Of Nationwide Fill Permits

KRC Joins 64 Other Conservation Organizations In Joint Comments Opposing Reissuance Of Nationwide Fill Permits

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KRC Comments On Amendments To Water Antidegradaton Rule

KRC Comments On Amendments To Water Antidegradaton Rule

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KRC Opposes Giving Private Pipeline Company Power To Condemn Lands For Private Use

KRC Opposes Giving Private Pipeline Company Power To Condemn Lands For Private Use

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Bill Creating Legal Framework For Management of Carbon Sequestration Passes House Committee

Bill Creating Legal Framework For Management of Carbon Sequestration Passes House Committee

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KRC Expresses Concerns Regarding House Bill 1 Creating a "Right" To Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife

KRC Expresses Concerns Regarding House Bill 1 Creating a "Right" To Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife

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Council asks U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to re-notice project that would take over 500 of a federally-designated endangered mussel species

Council asks U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to re-notice project that would take over 500 of a federally-designated endangered mussel species

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KRC Requests Denial of Water Quality Certification in Dock Project

KRC Requests Denial of Water Quality Certification in Dock Project

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Senate Bill Would Allow Taking Of Private Property For Private Use By CO2 Pipeline Company

Senate Bill Would Allow Taking Of Private Property For Private Use By CO2 Pipeline Company

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Kentucky's Energy Crossroads

Kentucky's Energy Crossroads - A conversation at the Faithful Citizenship Luncheon

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Office of Surface Mining Agrees

Office of Surface Mining Agrees That Request For Valid Existing Rights Determination in Daniel Boone Forest Does Not Demonstrate Right To Strip Mine 175 Acres In Clay County

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KRC Opposes Request for "Valid Existing Rights" Finding That Would Allow Strip Mining Within Daniel Boone National Forest

KRC Opposes Request for "Valid Existing Rights" Finding That Would Allow Strip Mining Within Daniel Boone National Forest

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Natural Gas Supply Retail Competition Case Submitted to Public Service Commission

Natural Gas Supply Retail Competition Case Submitted to Public Service Commission

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Rejection of Benham and Lynch Lands Unsuitable for Mining Petition Appealed

Rejection of Benham and Lynch Lands Unsuitable for Mining Petition Appealed

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KRC Presents Comments On Proposed Coal Combustion Waste Rule

KRC Presents Comments On Proposed Coal Combustion Waste Rule

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Division of Water Modifies Regulation For Review of Semipublic Water Treatment Systems To Require Engineering Report For Any Engineered System

Division of Water Modifies Regulation For Review of Semipublic Water Treatment Systems To Require Engineering Report For Any Engineered System

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Final FY 2011Mine Regulation Performance Agreement Between Office of Surface Mining and Kentucky Incorporates Several Recommendations From KRC

A significant impediment to remining sites where existing conditions are generating significant pollution runoff, is the adoption by EPA of regulations, 15 years after the Rahall Amendment to the Clean Water Act, which completely eviscerated...

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PSC Hears Testimony on PPL Acquisition of LG&E and KU; Settlement Offers Additional Help for Low- and Fixed-Income Ratepayers

PSC Hears Testimony on PPL Acquisition of LG&E and KU; Settlement Offers Additional Help for Low- and Fixed-Income Ratepayers

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Settlement Approved in LGE/KU Rate Cases Results In Reduction of Rate Increases by 25% From What Had Been Sought

Settlement Approved in LGE/KU Rate Cases Results In Reduction of Rate Increases by 25% From What Had Been Sought

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Memorandum Of Understanding Among Mining And Water Agencies Will Implement Fill Minimization Protocol and Reduce The Size and Number of Valley Fills

Memorandum Of Understanding Among Mining And Water Agencies Will Implement Fill Minimization Protocol and Reduce The Size and Number of Valley Fills

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KRC Comments on Proposed FY 2011Mine Regulation Performance Agreement

KRC Comments on Proposed FY 2011Mine Regulation Performance Agreement

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Public Service Commission Approves Intervention of Metropolitan Housing Coalition in E.On Acquisition Case

Public Service Commission Approves Intervention of Metropolitan Housing Coalition in E.On Acquisition Case

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KRC Comments On Scoping For Stream Protection Rule

KRC strongly supports the proposed actions to revise various components of the regulatory program in order to improve protections of streams from the impacts of surface coal mining operations.

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Petition Filed To Designate Water Sources for Benham and Lynch Kentucky As Unsuitable For Surface Coal Mining

Petition Filed To Designate Water Sources for Benham and Lynch Kentucky As Unsuitable For Surface Coal Mining

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Corps Denies 404 Permit for proposed Scott County Reservoir

Corps Denies 404 Permit for proposed Scott County Reservoir

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Agreement In LGE/KU Rate Case Would Lessen Increases Sought In Rates And Charges For Residential Customers

Agreement In LGE/KU Rate Case Would Lessen Increases Sought In Rates And Charges For Residential Customers

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Frasure Creek 404 Application in Buckhorn Creek Watershed Withdrawn

Frasure Creek 404 Application in Buckhorn Creek Watershed Withdrawn

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EPA Proposes Rule To Regulate Coal Combustion Waste

EPA Proposes Rule To Regulate Coal Combustion Waste

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KRC Comments On Proposed Underground Mine Near Water Supplies of Benham and Lynch

KRC Comments On Proposed Underground Mine Near Water Supplies of Benham and Lynch

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Constitutional Concerns With Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Bill

Constitutional Concerns With Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Bill

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Nuclear Power Plant Siting And Permitting Discussed

Nuclear Power Plant Siting And Permitting Discussed

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KRC Director gives commencement speech to Neighborhood Institute's graduating class

KRC Director gives commencement speech to Neighborhood Institute's graduating class

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KRC Comments On Proposed Underground Mine Near Lynch Water Reservoir

KRC Comments On Proposed Underground Mine Near Lynch Water Reservoir

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KRC requests hearing, and EIS on proposed barge facility in Meade County

KRC requests hearing, and EIS on proposed barge facility in Meade County

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KRC Supports E.On Request To PSC For Case On Natural Gas Unbundling

KRC Supports E.On Request To PSC For Case On Natural Gas Unbundling

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Court Remands Permits For 9 West Kentucky Confined Hog Feeding Operations

Court Remands Permits For 9 West Kentucky Confined Hog Feeding Operations

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STAR Program Is Highlighted As A Potential Approach For Reducing Pitttsburgh's Air Toxics Problems

STAR Program Is Highlighted As A Potential Approach For Reducing Pitttsburgh's Air Toxics Problems

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Art and Activism Discussed At IdeaFestival and OurPlanet Forum

Art and Activism Discussed At IdeaFestival and OurPlanet Forum

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Reflections on KRC and the Virginia Environmental Endowment

Reflections on KRC and the Virginia Environmental Endowment

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Columbia Gas Rate Case Settlement Approved

Columbia Gas Rate Case Settlement Approved

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PSC Approves Guidelines for Expanding Net Metering Opportunities

PSC Approves Guidelines for Expanding Net Metering Opportunities

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A BRIEF REPORT ON KRC ACTIVITIES 2008-2009

A BRIEF REPORT ON KRC ACTIVITIES 2008-2009

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Coal Mine General Water Discharge Permit Conditions Tightened

Coal Mine General Water Discharge Permit Conditions Tightened

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KRC Comments On Revised Solid Waste Permit Fees

KRC Comments On Revised Solid Waste Permit Fees

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KRC Comments On Proposed Revisions to Drinking Water System Regulations

KRC Comments On Proposed Revisions to Drinking Water System Regulations

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KRC Opposes Strip Mine Above Lynch's Water Supply Intake

KRC Opposes Strip Mine Above Lynch's Water Supply Intake

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"The State of the Environment" Was On The Agenda For The Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Conference

"The State of the Environment" Was On The Agenda For The Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Conference

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KRC Responds To Obama Administration Proposed Mining Reforms

The Council harbors serious concerns regarding whether the proposed reforms go far enough to assure full implementation both of the Clean Water Act and the Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act of 1977.

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KRC Comments On Revisions To Kentucky Water Regulations

KRC Comments On Revisions To Kentucky Water Regulations

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KRC Comments on Proposed Frasure Creek Mine

KRC Comments on Proposed Frasure Creek Mine

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Motions Challenge Kentucky-American's Condemnation Powers

Motions Challenge Kentucky-American's Condemnation Powers

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The Challenges Ahead In Coal Mining Regulation

The Challenges Ahead In Coal Mining Regulation

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World of Coal Ash Conference Presentation

World of Coal Ash Conference Presentation

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UK Professor and author Dr. Ron Eller keynotes East Kentucky Leadership Conference

UK Professor and author Dr. Ron Eller keynotes East Kentucky Leadership Conference

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Kentucky at the Crossroads: Adapting To A Carbon-Constrained World”

Kentucky is blessed with natural resources that are the envy of other states-more flowing stream miles than any other state save Alaska; a mixed mesophytic forest in Appalachia that is among the most diverse ecosystem on the globe...

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Earth Day In The Cumberlands: 2009

Earth Day In The Cumberlands: 2009

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KRC Director Appointed To Center For Renewable Energy Research

KRC Director Appointed To Center For Renewable Energy Research

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Current Issues In The Regulation of Coal Ash

Current Issues In The Regulation of Coal Ash

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Edmonson Stone Quarry Appeal Resolved

Edmonson Stone Quarry Appeal Resolved

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Adventure Tourism Part Deux: KRC Critical Of Horse Council Letter to Fish and Wildlife Over Cranks Creek Trail Ride

Adventure Tourism Part Deux: KRC Critical Of Horse Council Letter to Fish and Wildlife Over Cranks Creek Trail Ride

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timony On Need To Better Control "Beneficial Reuse" of Coal Combustion Wastes

KRC Supplements Testimony On Need To Better Control "Beneficial Reuse" of Coal Combustion Wastes And For Federal Regulatory Framework For Managing Coal Combustion Ash

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EPA Expresses Concerns Over Issuance of Authorizations For Dumping Mine Fill Material in Headwater Streams.

EPA Expresses Concerns Over Issuance of Authorizations For Dumping Mine Fill Material in Headwater Streams.

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House Education Committee Approves Bill Requiring Consideration of Air Quality In Limiting Outdoor School Sports Activities

House Education Committee Approves Bill Requiring Consideration of Air Quality In Limiting Outdoor School Sports Activities

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Updated Transition Paper On Surface Mining Includes Discussion of Rahall Remining Amendment

Updated Transition Paper On Surface Mining Includes Discussion of Rahall Remining Amendment

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KRC Opposes Bill Excusing Nuclear Industry From Responsibility For Disposal of High-Level Rad Wastes

KRC believes that prior to development of any new nuclear power plants, a strategy for permanent disposal of the wastes should be in place. The indefinite storage of high-level wastes at nuclear plants in pools and dry cask storage presents...

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KRC Director Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee On Need For Comprehensive Regulation Of Coal Combustion Wastes

KRC Director Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee On Need For Comprehensive Regulation Of Coal Combustion Wastes

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MARGARET MEAD WAS RIGHT!

MARGARET MEAD WAS RIGHT! A Conversation About Energy, Community, and Justice In A Time Of Great Turmoil

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KRC Develops Background Briefing Paper on Mining Issues For Incoming Administration

KRC Develops Background Briefing Paper on Mining Issues For Incoming Administration

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White Paper On A Possible "House Bill 3" Melding Energy Efficiency and Job Creation, Is Posted

White Paper On A Possible "House Bill 3" Melding Energy Efficiency and Job Creation, Is Posted

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Energy Issues Update Was Topic of November 18 Seminar

Energy Issues Update Was Topic of November 18 Seminar

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KRC Statement On Beshear Administration Energy Plan

KRC Statement On Beshear Administration Energy Plan

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"Mindful Living" Is Topic At Inaugural Sustainability Lecture Series at UK

No one ever calls KRC because they are having a good day they call because they are in crisis because those things most precious to them home, health, family - have been placed in jeopardy.

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Challenge To Kentucky Pioneer Merchant Power Plant Siting Dismissed

Challenge To Kentucky Pioneer Merchant Power Plant Siting Dismissed

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Declaratory Judgment Challenges Kentucky-American Water Company's Power To Condemn Land For Pipeline Project

Declaratory Judgment Challenges Kentucky-American Water Company's Power To Condemn Land For Pipeline Project

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6th Circuit Decision in Antidegradation Case Rejects In Part EPA's Approval of Kentucky Water Quality Rules

6th Circuit Decision in Antidegradation Case Rejects In Part EPA's Approval of Kentucky Water Quality Rules

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Sue Anne Salmon Honored For Her Many Years of Working For Justice

Sue Anne Salmon Honored For Her Many Years of Working For Justice

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KRC Director Honored By UK Law Alumni Association

KRC Director Honored By UK Law Alumni Association

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KRC Asks KHSAA To Revise Protocols For Outdoor Sports Activity

KRC Asks KHSAA To Revise Protocols For Outdoor Sports Activity

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Constitutionality of Metro Parks - Trinity Tennis Court Agreement Questioned

Constitutionality of Metro Parks - Trinity Tennis Court Agreement Questioned

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Power Plant Siting Board Deference To Local Zoning At Issue

Power Plant Siting Board Deference To Local Zoning At Issue

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Concerned About Strip Mining Abuses? Here Are Some Things You Can Do!

Concerned About Strip Mining Abuses? Here Are Some Things You Can Do!

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KRC Director Speaks At "Energizing Kentucky" Conference

KRC Director Speaks At "Energizing Kentucky" Conference

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Hazardous Waste Regulations Modified To Address KRC Concerns

Hazardous Waste Regulations Modified To Address KRC Concerns

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Thirteen ? 1,030 Bills, 505 Resolutions, only 2 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Thirteen ? 1,030 Bills, 505 Resolutions, only 2 Legislative Days To Go!

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Eleven ? 1,030 Bills, 437 Resolutions, only 9 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Eleven ? 1,030 Bills, 437 Resolutions, only 9 Legislative Days To Go!

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KRC and Citizens Coal Council Challenge OSM Rule Weakening Permit Block Sanction Against Mining Law Violators

KRC and Citizens Coal Council Challenge OSM Rule Weakening Permit Block Sanction Against Mining Law Violators

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Ten ? 1,030 Bills, 410 Resolutions, only 14 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Ten 1,030 Bills, 410 Resolutions, only 14 Legislative Days To Go!

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Nine ? 1,030 Bills, 396 Resolutions, only 19 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Nine ? 1,030 Bills, 396 Resolutions, only 19 Legislative Days To Go!

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Alternative Language On HB 233 Encourages Manufacturers to Design Containers With Recycling In Mind

Alternative Language On HB 233 Encourages Manufacturers to Design Containers With Recycling In Mind

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Six - 720 Bills, 269 Resolutions, 32 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Six - 720 Bills, 269 Resolutions, 32 Legislative Days To Go!

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KRC Urges House Committee to Reject Bill That Could Damage Plastics Recycling Efforts in Kentucky

KRC Urges House Committee to Reject Bill That Could Damage Plastics Recycling Efforts in Kentucky

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Five - 635 Bills, 220 Resolutions, 37 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Five - 635 Bills, 220 Resolutions, 37 Legislative Days To Go!

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MSD Variance Approving Relocation of Beargrass Creek on River Metals Property Is Remanded

MSD Variance Approving Relocation of Beargrass Creek on River Metals Property Is Remanded

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Four - 574 Bills, 186 Resolutions, 42 Legislative Days To Go!

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Four - 574 Bills, 186 Resolutions, 42 Legislative Days To Go!

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2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Two, 426 Bills, 106 Resolutions And Counting

2008 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching: Week Two, 426 Bills, 106 Resolutions And Counting

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Graduation Address to Fall 2007 Neighborhood Institute Graduates

Graduation Address to Fall 2007 Neighborhood Institute Graduates

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AGREED ORDER ENTERED IN CHALLENGE TO DOE WATER DISCHARGE PERMIT FOR PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT

AGREED ORDER ENTERED IN CHALLENGE TO DOE WATER DISCHARGE PERMIT FOR PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT

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Conditions Added To Development Plan for Bellarmine Dorm Address Blasting, Dust, Lighting

Conditions Added To Development Plan for Bellarmine Dorm Address Blasting, Dust, Lighting

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What Utilities Can Do To Advance Energy Efficiency in Kentucky

What Utilities Can Do To Advance Energy Efficiency in Kentucky

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Weakening of Stream Buffer Zone Rules Opposed

Weakening of Stream Buffer Zone Rules Opposed

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Floodplain Variance Allowing Beargrass Creek Relocation Is Challenged

Floodplain Variance Allowing Beargrass Creek Relocation Is Challenged

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Class Action Settlement In ZEON Chemical Air Emissions Case Unfair, Unreasonable, Unconscionable

Class Action Settlement In ZEON Chemical Air Emissions Case Unfair, Unreasonable, Unconscionable

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Upcoming KRC Events and Presentations

Upcoming KRC Events and Presentations

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Appeal Filed On Cabinet Order Upholding Issuance of Permits For Confined Hog Operations In Fulton, Carlisle and Hickman Counties

Appeal Filed On Cabinet Order Upholding Issuance of Permits For Confined Hog Operations In Fulton, Carlisle and Hickman Counties

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State Air NESHAP Regulations Amended To Address Enforceability Concern

State Air NESHAP Regulations Amended To Address Enforceability Concern

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KRC Testifies Before Special Subcommittee On Energy

KRC Testifies Before Special Subcommittee On Energy

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Shelby County Fiscal Court Acted Properly In Rejecting Rezoning Of Agricultural Land For Scrap Metal Facility

Shelby County Fiscal Court Acted Properly In Rejecting Rezoning Of Agricultural Land For Scrap Metal Facility

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Benson Valley Landfill Expansion Comments

Benson Valley Landfill Expansion Comments

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KRC Recommends Withdrawal of Proposed Air Toxics Regulation Package

KRC Recommends Withdrawal of Proposed Air Toxics Regulation Package

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KRC Recommends Withdrawing State Air Toxics Reg Package And Convening Stakeholder Meetings

KRC Recommends Withdrawing State Air Toxics Reg Package And Convening Stakeholder Meetings

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Proposed National Rules On Coal Ash Disposal At Coal Mines Are Subject Of Comments

Proposed National Rules On Coal Ash Disposal At Coal Mines Are Subject Of Comments

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Lynch Residents Speak Out Against Proposed Mine Beneath City Water Reservoir

Lynch Residents Speak Out Against Proposed Mine Beneath City Water Reservoir

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KRC Opposes Coal Mining Beneath City of Lynch Water Reservoir

KRC Opposes Coal Mining Beneath City of Lynch Water Reservoir

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Winnie Hepler Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From EQC

Winnie Hepler Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From EQC

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KRC Staff News

KRC Staff News: Emily Criscillis, Liz Edmondson, Randy Strobo, join KRC for summer 2007

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KRC Suggests Revisions to Board of Land Appeals Procedural Rules Proposal

KRC Suggests Revisions to Board of Land Appeals Procedural Rules Proposal

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KRC Director Speaks At Earth Days In The Cumberlands

KRC Director Speaks At Earth Days In The Cumberlands

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KRC Comments On Proposed Rule On Coal Refuse Sites Remining

KRC Comments On Proposed Rule On Coal Refuse Sites Remining

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Circuit Court Decision Assures Cell Tower Review In All Counties

Circuit Court Decision Assures Cell Tower Review In All Counties

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KRC Opposes STAR Change That Weakens Worker Protection From Toxics Exposure

KRC Opposes STAR Change That Weakens Worker Protection From Toxics Exposure

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Update #6: Bills We're Tracking During the 2006 General Assembly Regular Session

Update #6: Bills We're Tracking During the 2006 General Assembly Regular Session

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KRC Opposes Abridging Public Rights In OrderTo Attract Gasification Plant

KRC Opposes Abridging Public Rights In Order To Attract Gasification Plant

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KRC Comments on Rewrite of State Hazardous Waste Regulations

KRC Comments on Rewrite of State Hazardous Waste Regulations

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2007 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Tracking: Update #5 (Complete Through March 2, 2007)

2007 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Tracking: Update #5 (Complete Through March 2, 2007)

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SB 155: Destroying Public Trees For Billboard Visibility

SB 155: Destroying Public Trees For Billboard Visibility

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KRC Comments on Drinking Water Rule Changes

KRC Comments on Drinking Water Rule Changes

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OSM Rules Weakening Permit Blocks For Outlaw Mining Companies Is Opposed

OSM Rules Weakening Permit Blocks For Outlaw Mining Companies Is Opposed

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KRC Argues "Business Case" for Energy Efficiency At Utilities And Energy Efficiency Conference

KRC Argues "Business Case" for Energy Efficiency At Utilities And Energy Efficiency Conference

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Reissuance of Nationwide Permit Allowing Filling Of Headwater Streams And Wetlands By Coal Mining Operations Is Opposed

Reissuance of Nationwide Permit Allowing Filling Of Headwater Streams And Wetlands By Coal Mining Operations Is Opposed

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Comments on Glasgow Landfill Water Discharge Permit

Comments on Glasgow Landfill Water Discharge Permit

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Broader monitoring and limits sought for wastewater discharge into Lake Cumberland

Broader monitoring and limits sought for wastewater discharge into Lake Cumberland

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KRC Receives 2006 Clearing The Air Award From Lung Association

KRC Receives 2006 Clearing The Air Award From Lung Association

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Reflections on The Life And Work of Earl Wilson

Reflections on The Life And Work of Earl Wilson

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Fulton County Approves Ordinance Regulating Confined Hog Operations

Fulton County Approves Ordinance Regulating Confined Hog Operations

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KIPDA Plan To Nix Transit Projects In Metro Area Criticized

KIPDA Plan To Nix Transit Projects In Metro Area Criticized

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Louisville Forum Panel Discussion Focuses On Mining

Louisville Forum Panel Discussion Focuses On Mining

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Floodplain Regulation Change Questioned

Floodplain Regulation Change Questioned

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Water Discharge Permit For DOE Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Challenged

Water Discharge Permit For DOE Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Challenged

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EPA Advisory Committee Recommends Tightening 8-Hour Ozone Standard

EPA Advisory Committee Recommends Tightening 8-Hour Ozone Standard

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KRC Recommends Denial of Wetlands Permit For Renaissance Zone Project

The applicant(s) propose to discharge some 110,000 cubic yards of fill material obtained from on and off-site sources into 18,63 acres of forested wetlands, 1.79 acres of emergent wetlands, and .64 acres of scrub/shrub wetlands, and to additionally..

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CEMEX Asked To Provide More Data On Proposed Use of Tires And Sludge For Cement Kiln Fuel

CEMEX Asked To Provide More Data On Proposed Use of Tires And Sludge For Cement Kiln Fuel

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Management System Needed To Track MSD's Air Permit Compliance Obligations

Management System Needed To Track MSD's Air Permit Compliance Obligations

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KRC Asks For Stricter Limits On Water Discharge Permit For DOE Paducah Facility

KRC Asks For Stricter Limits On Water Discharge Permit For DOE Paducah Facility

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KRC and Mountain Watershed Ass'n. Oppose Pennsylvania Coal Mine Blasting Rule Changes

KRC and Mountain Watershed Ass'n. Oppose Pennsylvania Coal Mine Blasting Rule Changes

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KRC Proposes Enhancements In Public Notice

KRC Proposes Enhancements In Public Notice And Input In Louisville's STAR Air Toxics Program

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EPA's Water Transfer Rule Opposed

EPA's Water Transfer Rule Opposed

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PSC Order In Cell Tower Case Appealed

PSC Order In Cell Tower Case Appealed

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Jefferson Co. School Board Revises Siting Policy To Include Public Notice And Meeting

The acquisition of sites for the Jefferson County Public Schools shall be in accordance with the district's long-range building program. Such sites shall be submitted to the Louisville Metro Planning Commission for information and discussion after co

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Issuance of Permits For Industrial-Scale Hog Feeding Operations Challenged

Issuance of Permits For Industrial-Scale Hog Feeding Operations Challenged

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Rehearing Sought On Cell Tower Siting Case

Rehearing Sought On Cell Tower Siting Case

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Increased Ambient Monitoring Recommended In Comments On TMDL For Bayou de Chien

Increased Ambient Monitoring Recommended In Comments On TMDL For Bayou de Chien

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KRC Comments On Proposed Renewal of DOE Landfill Permit

KRC Comments On Proposed Renewal of DOE Landfill Permit

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Meeting 8-Hour Ozone Standard Is A Step Towards Healthy Air in Louisville, But Not An Endpoint

Meeting 8-Hour Ozone Standard Is A Step Towards Healthy Air in Louisville, But Not An Endpoint

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KRC Comments On Proposed Hazwaste Permit For Open Burn Treatment of Reactive Wastes

KRC Comments On Proposed Hazwaste Permit For Open Burn Treatment of Reactive Wastes

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KRC Asks State To Reconsider Proposed Hazwaste Reg Changes

KRC Asks State To Reconsider Proposed Hazwaste Reg Changes

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EPA Asked To Review Outsourcing Of Air Permit Reviews By Kentucky

EPA Asked To Review Outsourcing Of Air Permit Reviews By Kentucky

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KRC Comments On Draft Revisions to STAR Program Rules

KRC Comments On Draft Revisions to STAR Program Rules

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KRC Opposes Weakening Of Recreational Use Protections In Ohio River; Urges Tighter Standards On Mixing Zones

KRC Opposes Weakening Of Recreational Use Protections In Ohio River; Urges Tighter Standards On Mixing Zones

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PSC Ruling Interpreting Cell Tower Law Could Affect Many Communities

PSC Ruling Interpreting Cell Tower Law Could Affect Many Communities

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Transportation Cabinet Denial Of Public Access To Permit Applications Challenged

Transportation Cabinet Denial Of Public Access To Permit Applications Challenged

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Cabinet Urged To Require Co-Permitting and Better Controls on 9 Proposed Confined Hog Feeding Operations

Cabinet Urged To Require Co-Permitting and Better Controls on 9 Proposed Confined Hog Feeding Operations

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Citizen's Coal Council and KRC Challenge to EPA's Remining and Western Alkaline Mining Rules Rejected By Divided Sixth Circuit Panel

Citizen's Coal Council and KRC Challenge to EPA's Remining and Western Alkaline Mining Rules Rejected By Divided Sixth Circuit Panel

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KRC Testifies In Opposition To Pilot Project For Removing Right-of-Way Trees For Billboard Visibility

KRC Testifies In Opposition To Pilot Project For Removing Right-of-Way Trees For Billboard Visibility

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KRC Suggests Strengthening Louisville Air Toxics Program

KRC Suggests Strengthening Louisville Air Toxics Program

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Stack Testing & Lower Mercury Limits Suggested For Versailles Lighting Plant

Stack Testing & Lower Mercury Limits Suggested For Versailles Lighting Plant

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Stack Testing & Lower limitsBetter Controls On Mercury Proposed For Versailles Lighting Plant

Stack Testing & Lower limitsBetter Controls On Mercury Proposed For Versailles Lighting Plant

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National Ambient Air Quality Standards

National Ambient Air Quality Standards

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2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching Update #16: Complete through 4-06-06

2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching Update #16: Complete through 4-06-06

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2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching - 15th Legislative Update, Complete Through March 31, 2006

2006 REGULAR SESSION: Bills We're Watching - 15th Legislative Update, Complete Through March 31, 2006

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KRC Challenges Landfill Permit At DOE Plant In Paducah

KRC Challenges Landfill Permit At DOE Plant In Paducah

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CLEARING THE AIR ON TELEPHONE DEREGULATION

CLEARING THE AIR ON TELEPHONE DEREGULATION

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KRC TESTIFIES IN OPPOSITION TO PHONE DEREGULATION BILL

KRC TESTIFIES IN OPPOSITION TO PHONE DEREGULATION BILL

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KRC Testifies Concerning Utility Surcharge Bill

KRC Testifies Concerning Utility Surcharge Bill

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KRC Voices Concerns Over Telephone Deregulation Bill

KRC Voices Concerns Over Telephone Deregulation Bill

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Bill To Deregulate Many Local Phone Services Opposed

Bill To Deregulate Many Local Phone Services Opposed

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KRC Recommends Forestry Regulations Include Basic Competency Testing For Temporary Master Loggers

KRC Recommends Forestry Regulations Include Basic Competency Testing For Temporary Master Loggers

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KRC Challenges Approval of Crushed Limestone In Landfill Liner Drainage System.

KRC Challenges Approval of Crushed Limestone In Landfill Liner Drainage System.

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COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS REQUIREMENT WOULD SHORT-CHANGE PUBLIC AND WORKPLACE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS REQUIREMENT WOULD SHORT-CHANGE PUBLIC AND WORKPLACE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

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Comments on Proposed Oldham County Sewer Capacity Ordinance

Comments on Proposed Oldham County Sewer Capacity Ordinance

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KRC Opposes Repeal Of Vehicle Testing Regulation And Asks EPA To Review Action

KRC Opposes Repeal Of Vehicle Testing Regulation And Asks EPA To Review Action

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2016 Kentucky General Assembly In Regular Session: Bills We're Tracking - The Prefiled Edition

2016 Kentucky General Assembly In Regular Session: Bills We're Tracking - The Prefiled Edition

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KRC Questions Use of Crushed Limestone As Drainage Layer In Landfill

KRC Questions Use of Crushed Limestone As Drainage Layer In Landfill

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Health Effects Committee of Louisville Air Quality Task Force Recommends Continuing Effort To Reduce Ozone Pollution Below Current Federal Standards

Health Effects Committee of Louisville Air Quality Task Force Recommends Continuing Effort To Reduce Ozone Pollution Below Current Federal Standards

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Stay Request Denied; Vehicle Testing in Northern Kentucky To End November 3

Stay Request Denied; Vehicle Testing in Northern Kentucky To End November 3

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Supplemental Comments On Integrator Liability

Supplemental Comments On Integrator Liability

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What Do We Really Value? An Exploration Of Our Environmental Ethic

What Do We Really Value? An Exploration Of Our Environmental Ethic

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Model Confined Hog Feeding Operation Ordinance

Model Confined Hog Feeding Operation Ordinance

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COMPREHENSIVE OIL AND GAS REGULATIONS LONG OVERDUE

COMPREHENSIVE OIL AND GAS REGULATIONS LONG OVERDUE

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KRC Comments On Kramers Lane Groundwater Study

KRC Comments On Kramers Lane Groundwater Study

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Some Things YOU Can Do To Support Healthy Food and Kentucky Farms

Some Things YOU Can Do To Support Healthy Food and Kentucky Farms

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KRC comments on new leachate treatment facility proposed by DOE

KRC comments on new leachate treatment facility proposed by DOE

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KRC Proposes Comprehensive Plan For Investigating Radiological Contamination In Martha Oil Field

KRC Proposes Comprehensive Plan For Investigating Radiological Contamination In Martha Oil Field

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Streamlined "no-permit” model ordinance developed for regulating concentrated swine feeding operations

Streamlined "no-permit” model ordinance developed for regulating concentrated swine feeding operations

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Model Confined Swine Feeding Permit Developed

Model Confined Swine Feeding Permit Developed

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KRC Comments On Pending "No Discharge” Permits for Swine Waste Handling Systems

KRC Comments On Pending "No Discharge” Permits for Swine Waste Handling Systems

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COMPLAINT IS FILED CHALLENGING WEAKENED CONTROLS ON SWINE FEEDING OPERATIONS IN FULTON COUNTY

COMPLAINT IS FILED CHALLENGING WEAKENED CONTROLS ON SWINE FEEDING OPERATIONS IN FULTON COUNTY

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KRC COMMENTS ON STRATEGIC ENERGY BLUEPRINT

KRC COMMENTS ON STRATEGIC ENERGY BLUEPRINT

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Fulton County Officials Issue Permit For Confined Hog Operation, Ignoring Public Comment and Applying Unlawfully Adopted Regulations

Fulton County Officials Issue Permit For Confined Hog Operation, Ignoring Public Comment and Applying Unlawfully Adopted Regulations

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KRC Opposes Weakening Local Ordinances On Confined Hog Feeding Operations

KRC Opposes Weakening Local Ordinances On Confined Hog Feeding Operations

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KRC Requests More Public Review of MSD Plans To End Combined Sewer Overflows; Urges Caution Concerning Reuse of Lees Lane Superfund Site

KRC Requests More Public Review of MSD Plans To End Combined Sewer Overflows; Urges Caution Concerning Reuse of Lees Lane Superfund Site

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KRC Director speaks on Valuing Natural Resources" at EKU's “Earth Days In The Cumberlands”

KRC Director speaks on Valuing Natural Resources" at EKU's “Earth Days In The Cumberlands”

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KRC Opposes Approval Of Revisions To Ozone Pollution Plan In Northern Kentucky

KRC Opposes Approval Of Revisions To Ozone Pollution Plan In Northern Kentucky

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KRC ASKS ORSANCO TO TIGHTEN CONTROLS ON DISCHARGES INTO OHIO RIVER FROM CSOS, AND TO LIMIT VARIANCE AND MIXING ZONE AVAILABILITY

KRC ASKS ORSANCO TO TIGHTEN CONTROLS ON DISCHARGES INTO OHIO RIVER FROM CSOS, AND TO LIMIT VARIANCE AND MIXING ZONE AVAILABILITY

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KRC Questions Exemptions And Waivers From Air Emissions Testing

KRC Questions Exemptions And Waivers From Air Emissions Testing

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KRC Opposes Mining Rule Change Weakening Scrutiny Over Changes In Control of Mine Companies

KRC Opposes Mining Rule Change Weakening Scrutiny Over Changes In Control of Mine Companies

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KRC URGES EPA TO SET LIMITS ON COAL ASH DISPOSAL IN MINES

KRC URGES EPA TO SET LIMITS ON COAL ASH DISPOSAL IN MINES

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REVISED HOPKINS SEWAGE SLUDGE ORDINANCE HAS FIRST READING

REVISED HOPKINS SEWAGE SLUDGE ORDINANCE HAS FIRST READING

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Special Waste Registered-Permit-by Rule Application

Special Waste Registered-Permit-by Rule Application

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Coalbed Methane Regulations Are Finalized; State Retains Baseline

Coalbed Methane Regulations Are Finalized; State Retains Baseline

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KRC Comments On Proposed Louisville Air Toxics Regulations

KRC Comments On Proposed Louisville Air Toxics Regulations

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KRC Opposes Revision To Metro Louisville Ozone Plan: Asks EPA To Disapprove

KRC Opposes Revision To Metro Louisville Ozone Plan: Asks EPA To Disapprove

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Federal Circuit Rejects Takings Claim In Stearns Case

Federal Circuit Rejects Takings Claim In Stearns Case

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KRC OPPOSES RELAXATION OF OPEN BURNING RESTRICTIONS: Cabinet should restrict open burning, not encourage it.

KRC OPPOSES RELAXATION OF OPEN BURNING RESTRICTIONS: Cabinet should restrict open burning, not encourage it.

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KRC Responds To EPA Petition for Rehearing In Mining Case

KRC Responds To EPA Petition for Rehearing In Mining Case

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KRC Comments On Revised Proposal To End Northern Kentucky Vehicle Emissions Testing

KRC Comments On Revised Proposal To End Northern Kentucky Vehicle Emissions Testing

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EPA sued for failure to finalize rule to protect Kentucky's waters from degradation

EPA sued for failure to finalize rule to protect Kentucky's waters from degradation

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Post-Hearing Brief Filed In Estill County Power Plant Case

Post-Hearing Brief Filed In Estill County Power Plant Case

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KRC Opposes Permit To Dam War Fork In Jackson County

KRC Opposes Permit To Dam War Fork In Jackson County

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Changes Made to Proposed Solid Waste Regs In Response To KRC Comments

Changes Made to Proposed Solid Waste Regs In Response To KRC Comments

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KRC SERVES NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE TO FORCE REIMBURSEMENT OF MINING BOND POOL FUND

KRC SERVES NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE TO FORCE REIMBURSEMENT OF MINING BOND POOL FUND

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Landowner Succeeds In Obtaining Groundwater Protections In Pooling Order

Landowner Succeeds In Obtaining Groundwater Protections In Pooling Order

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KRC Comments On Proposal To End Vehicle Testing In Northern Kentucky

KRC Comments On Proposal To End Vehicle Testing In Northern Kentucky

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KRC Comments Result In State Changes To Landfill Permit

KRC Comments Result In State Changes To Landfill Permit

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KRC Comments On Proposed Solid Waste Reg Changes

KRC Comments On Proposed Solid Waste Reg Changes

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Report Is Critical of Wal-Mart Wage and Anti-Union Policies

Report Is Critical of Wal-Mart Wage and Anti-Union Policies

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Kentucky withdraws haul road exemption from OSM

Kentucky withdraws haul road exemption from OSM

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KRC OPPOSES DISPOSAL OF MORE WASTES AT DOE LANDFILL UNTIL SEISMIC HAZARD FURTHER INVESTIGATED

KRC OPPOSES DISPOSAL OF MORE WASTES AT DOE LANDFILL UNTIL SEISMIC HAZARD FURTHER INVESTIGATED

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CUTS TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK AND OIL AND GAS WELL PLUGGING FUNDS THREATEN GROUNDWATER & ECONOMIC PROGRESS

CUTS TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK AND OIL AND GAS WELL PLUGGING FUNDS THREATEN GROUNDWATER & ECONOMIC PROGRESS

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State Revises Power Plant Ash Landfill Permit To Address KRC Concerns

State Revises Power Plant Ash Landfill Permit To Address KRC Concerns

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INTENT TO SUE SERVED ON EPA FOR ITS' FAILURE TO COMPLETE RULE PROTECTING KENTUCKY'S HIGH QUALITY STREAMS

INTENT TO SUE SERVED ON EPA FOR ITS' FAILURE TO COMPLETE RULE PROTECTING KENTUCKY'S HIGH QUALITY STREAMS

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Gathering Line Regulation Status

Gathering Line Regulation Status

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Oral Arguments Heard In Remining / Western Mine Case

Oral Arguments Heard In Remining / Western Mine Case

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Court Agrees With KRC That VET Program Was Unlawfully Ended; Grants Permanent Injunction Requiring Restart of VET Program

Court Agrees With KRC That VET Program Was Unlawfully Ended; Grants Permanent Injunction Requiring Restart of VET Program

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Opening Brief Filed In Joint Tenancy - Strip Mining Case

Opening Brief Filed In Joint Tenancy - Strip Mining Case

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OSM Urged To Reject Haul Road Exemption From Coal Mining Laws

OSM Urged To Reject Haul Road Exemption From Coal Mining Laws

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APPEAL FILED IN SOLID WASTE & COAL POWER PLANT CASE

APPEAL FILED IN SOLID WASTE & COAL POWER PLANT CASE

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Kentucky Nature Preserves Award & Remarks

Kentucky Nature Preserves Award & Remarks

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KRC Expresses Concerns Regarding Sewer Regulation Changes

KRC Expresses Concerns Regarding Sewer Regulation Changes

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