Public Comments

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 the Abandonment of the Yazoo Pumps Project

KRC Partners to Request the Abandonment of the Yazoo Pumps Project

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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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Request for Extension of Commenting Period during COVID-19 Pandemic

Kentucky Resources Council signed on with 79 other organizations to request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) an extension of all commenting periods and postponement of public hearings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Nucor Construction on the Bank of the Ohio River

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

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KRC 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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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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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 Comments On Proposed Amendment to State Merchant Plant Siting Board Rules

KRC Comments On Proposed Amendment to State Merchant Plant Siting Board Rules

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Comments on Proposed Changes to Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission Regulations

Comments on Proposed Changes to Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission Regulations

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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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KRC Comments on Proposal to Eliminate Fueling Station Vapor Controls for Jefferson County

KRC Comments on Proposal to Eliminate Fueling Station Vapor Controls for Jefferson County

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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 Proposed Trimble County Coal Ash Landfill

KRC Comments on Proposed Trimble County Coal Ash Landfill

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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 Voices Concern Over KPDES Hearing Regulation Change

KRC Voices Concern Over KPDES Hearing Regulation Change

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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 Proposed Frasure Creek Mine

KRC Comments on Proposed Frasure Creek Mine

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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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Weakening of Stream Buffer Zone Rules Opposed

Weakening of Stream Buffer Zone Rules Opposed

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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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KRC Comments on Rewrite of State Hazardous Waste Regulations

KRC Comments on Rewrite of State Hazardous Waste Regulations

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KRC Comments on Drinking Water Rule Changes

KRC Comments on Drinking Water Rule Changes

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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 Statement Responds To ATSDR Rubbertown Health Consultation

KRC Statement Responds To ATSDR Rubbertown Health Consultation

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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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Transportation Cabinet Denial Of Public Access To Permit Applications Challenged

Transportation Cabinet Denial Of Public Access To Permit Applications Challenged

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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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Supplemental Comments On Integrator Liability

Supplemental Comments On Integrator Liability

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KRC Comments On Kramers Lane Groundwater Study

KRC Comments On Kramers Lane Groundwater Study

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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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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 Asks ORSANCO to Tighten Controls on Discharges from CSOS, Limit Variance & Mixing Zone Availability

KRC Asks ORSANCO to Tighten Controls on Discharges from CSOS, Limit Variance & Mixing Zone Availability

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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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Non-coal regs need strengthening to protect public & environment

Non-coal regs need strengthening to protect public & environment

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KRC Comments On Proposed Solid Waste Reg Changes

KRC Comments On Proposed Solid Waste Reg Changes

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OSM Proposes to Weaken Stream Protections

OSM Proposes to Weaken Stream Protections

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Regarding Reform Of Non-Coal Mining Regulations

Regarding Reform Of Non-Coal Mining Regulations

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Proposed Regulations Implementing Voluntary Environmental Remediation

The regulations, which will be filed in final form by the Cabinet after review of the comments received, have been attacked by industry groups as being too onerous, and the standards to which the property must be cleaned or managed, too rigorous.

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Questioning the Stone Mountain Experimental Practice

Questioning the Stone Mountain Experimental Practice

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