Energy and Environment 101

Join KRC on Thursday, March 21 at the Public Hearing on Proposed Title V Construction Permit for Louisville Gas & Electric Mill Creek Generating Station

A public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, March 21, 2024 on a proposed Title V Construction Permit for Louisville Gas & Electric Mill Creek Generating Station. Continue reading for all the details and a copy of KRC's written comments.

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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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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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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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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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Jul,10 2019

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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Aug,04 2013

Eminent Domain Explored

Understanding Eminent Domain in Kentucky and how it relates to the Bluegrass Pipeline Project

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Oct,10 2002

Energy & the Environment

Tom FitzGerald, director of KRC, presents. The regulatory goal for state and federal agencies regulating coal extraction, combustion, and disposal should be conservative design, not minimum compliance.

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