Water

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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 Comments on Proposed Changes to State Water Quality Standards

KRC Comments on Proposed Changes to State Water Quality Standards

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Discretionary Review Sought In Kentucky-American Water case

Discretionary Review Sought In Kentucky-American Water case

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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 Requests Denial of Water Quality Certification in Dock Project

KRC Requests Denial of Water Quality Certification in Dock Project

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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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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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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 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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Corps Denies 404 Permit for proposed Scott County Reservoir

Corps Denies 404 Permit for proposed Scott County Reservoir

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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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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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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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Coal Mine General Water Discharge Permit Conditions Tightened

Coal Mine General Water Discharge Permit Conditions Tightened

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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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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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Motions Challenge Kentucky-American's Condemnation Powers

Motions Challenge Kentucky-American's Condemnation Powers

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Edmonson Stone Quarry Appeal Resolved

Edmonson Stone Quarry Appeal Resolved

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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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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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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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Floodplain Variance Allowing Beargrass Creek Relocation Is Challenged

Floodplain Variance Allowing Beargrass Creek Relocation Is Challenged

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Weakening of Stream Buffer Zone Rules Opposed

Weakening of Stream Buffer Zone Rules Opposed

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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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KRC Comments on Drinking Water Rule Changes

KRC Comments on Drinking Water Rule Changes

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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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Fulton County Approves Ordinance Regulating Confined Hog Operations

Fulton County Approves Ordinance Regulating Confined Hog Operations

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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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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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EPA's Water Transfer Rule Opposed

EPA's Water Transfer Rule Opposed

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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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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 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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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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Supplemental Comments On Integrator Liability

Supplemental Comments On Integrator Liability

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Model Confined Hog Feeding Operation Ordinance

Model Confined Hog Feeding Operation Ordinance

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KRC Comments On Kramers Lane Groundwater Study

KRC Comments On Kramers Lane Groundwater Study

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Model Confined Swine Feeding Permit Developed

Model Confined Swine Feeding Permit Developed

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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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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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KRC Opposes Permit To Dam War Fork In Jackson County

KRC Opposes Permit To Dam War Fork In Jackson County

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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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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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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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Governor Vetoes EQC Funding

Governor Vetoes EQC Funding

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Ashland Independent: Cleaning up the River

Ashland Independent: Cleaning up the River

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OSM Proposes to Weaken Stream Protections

OSM Proposes to Weaken Stream Protections

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Comment period opens on proposed antidegradation rule for Kentucky's streams.

Comment period opens on proposed antidegradation rule for Kentucky's streams.

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Proposed Revisions to the Clean Water Act Regulatory Definitions of "Fill Material" and "Discharge of Fill Material"

Proposed Revisions to the Clean Water Act Regulatory Definitions of "Fill Material" and "Discharge of Fill Material"

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Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit Reissuance

Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit Reissuance

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KRC serves notice opposing coal slurry pond near Kentucky River

KRC serves notice opposing coal slurry pond near Kentucky River

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Kentucky Citizen Groups Notify EPA of Intent to Sue to Protect Kentucky's Waterways

Kentucky Citizen Groups Notify EPA of Intent to Sue to Protect Kentucky's Waterways

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KWA finds High Coliform in surprising places.

KWA finds High Coliform in surprising places.

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Notice of Intent To Sue Pursuant To Clean Water Act Section 505 and 5 U.S.C. Sections 701-706

Notice of Intent To Sue Pursuant To Clean Water Act Section 505 and 5 U.S.C. Sections 701-706

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