Environmental Justice

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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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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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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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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The Council Comments On Revisions To Public Service Commission Regulations

The Council Comments On Revisions To Public Service Commission Regulations

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KRC Comments On Proposed Reissuance Of Coal General Water Discharge Permit

KRC Comments On Proposed Reissuance Of Coal General Water Discharge Permit

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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 Asks KHSAA To Revise Protocols For Outdoor Sports Activity

KRC Asks KHSAA To Revise Protocols For Outdoor Sports Activity

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Bill To Lift Nuclear Power Plant Construction Ban Opposed

Bill To Lift Nuclear Power Plant Construction Ban Opposed

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Comments On UST Reg Revisions Oppose Leaving Off-Site Contamination In Place

Comments On UST Reg Revisions Oppose Leaving Off-Site Contamination In Place

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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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Post-Hearing Brief Filed In Estill County Power Plant Case

Post-Hearing Brief Filed In Estill County Power Plant Case

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Senate restores ability of Governor to adopt emergency regulations.

Senate restores ability of Governor to adopt emergency regulations.

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Nugent Case Underscores Weakness In State Regulation of Non-Coal Mining

Nugent Case Underscores Weakness In State Regulation of Non-Coal Mining

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Aug,19 2002

Environmental Concerns With Mining

The mining industry has been skating on the edge with their approach to worker safety and mining, and to social responsibility, and it has brought its woes on itself, and that the viability of the eastern coal industry.

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Concerning Weakening Amendments to Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Ordinance

Concerning Weakening Amendments to Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Ordinance

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GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER CREATING "CLEAN COUNTIES" PROGRAM

GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER CREATING "CLEAN COUNTIES" PROGRAM

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