Center for Environmental Policy

May,12 2021

KRC Supports Implementation Guidance for the Water Resources Development Act

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

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May,11 2021

KRC Supports Whistleblower Protections

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

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Request for Information on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act

KRC joined 47 other consumer, civil rights, community, housing, & other public interest organizations in submitting comments in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s Request for Information on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act

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KRC Partners to Request Toxic PFAS a Remain a Priority in FY2021

KRC joined with over 80 other organizations across the Nation in calling on the leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to continue to make addressing toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)...

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KRC Partners on Call to Stop the Weakening of Clean Water Protections

On November 16, KRC joined with 116 conservation, faith, and health organizations and businesses in urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw its rushed Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits.

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KRC Partners on Call to Comprehensive Long-Term Flood Damage Reduction

56 conservation, civic, and faith organizations and businesses commented on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to work on flood damage reduction solutions.

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Aug,20 2020

Model Ordinance: Kentucky Model Solar Zoning Ordinance

In response to the increasing interest in the development of solar energy resources in Kentucky, the Kentucky Resources Council has developed this Model Solar Zoning Ordinance to assist localities in adopting provisions to regulate the siting of sola

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Jul,29 2020

Relationship of local zoning and planning to Kentucky State Board On Electric Generation And Transmission Siting

With the recent increase in interest in siting utility-scale solar arrays in Kentucky, many communities with planning and zoning are considering adoption of specific provisions in zoning codes to address siting of solar arrays.

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Jun,18 2020

Coalfield Advocates Oppose Federal Rule Reducing Federal Oversight of State Regulation of Coal Mining Operations

We fight to protect the land and people of our nation’s coalfields from environmental harm associated with surface coal mining operations. Read the comments in opposition to a proposed rule that would reduce federal oversight on coal mining operation

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20-01: Planning, Zoning and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines

What are the applicable state and federal laws concerning hazardous liquid pipelines? Make informed decision in planning and zoning to help keep communities safe.

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KRC Joins In Call To Withdraw Regulations Weakening NEPA

KRC was proud to join with 330 other conservation, health, and justice organizations in calling for withdrawal of regulations that would weaken the National Environmental Policy Act.

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KRC Opposes Significant Expansion Of Criminal Liability Relating to Infrastructure

In testimony before the House Natural Resources and Energy Committee on January 30, 202, KRC voiced grave concerns regarding the expansive broadening of criminal liability with respect to "key infrastructure assets."

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Supplemental Comments on the Consideration of Net Metering

Supplemental Comments on the Consideration of Net Metering

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Oct,25 2019

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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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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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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Aug,01 2019

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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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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Comments Submitted on Revisions to State Air Quality Regulations for PM2.5

“any intrastate area (and every part thereof) designated as attainment or unclassifiable under section 107(d)(1)(A)(ii) or (iii) of the Act in which the major source or major modification establishing the minor source baseline date would construct...

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KRC Comments On Draft EIS for National "Biolab"

The DEIS is insufficient under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in that it fails to consider the environmental, health and public safety impacts of a release of each pathogen it proposes to study at the facility, as well as a concurrent..

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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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KRC Asks House A&R Committee To Restore Funds Cut From Ky. PRIDE Fund

I am writing on behalf of the membership of KRC to express grave concerns with the proposed transfer of funds in the Administration's budget proposal from the Kentucky Pride Fund. The effect of the proposed transfers will be to significantly slow...

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The Curious Case of the Not-So-Scenic Trail

Perhaps no piece of recent legislation better reflects the tension between the past and the future of the eastern Kentucky region, and between the dedication of land to extraction of mineral resources and the use of land for recreational and scenic..

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Supreme Court Decision On Clean Air Act

In an unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court handed the smokestack industries a major defeat in their effort to stop implementation of new standards for limiting ozone pollution.

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