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Mar,05 2021

Eastern Kentucky Flooding Resources

Eastern Kentucky has been hit hard by record flooding in March 2021. A lot of individuals and organizations across the state are working to coordinate in-kind and monetary donations to help. Check out the list of these opportunities to help.

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Mar,01 2021

2021 Legislative Update: Action Alert 1 on HB272

KRC opposes House Bill 272, which would allow a water district or water association to impose a 10% late fee on a customer who fails to pay a water or sewer bill and would prevent the Public Service Commission from suspending or disallowing such a...

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Feb,26 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 5th Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer, and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2021 General Assembly Regular Session. This year is a “short” session...

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Feb,16 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 4th Edition

This edition includes updates on those bills passed by the General Assembly during the first week which have either been vetoed or have become law since the GA recessed (there is only one, SB 9), and those whose veto has been overridden...

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Feb,05 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 3rd Edition

2021 Legislative Update: 3rd Edition. This edition includes updates on those bills passed by the Kentucky General Assembly during the 1st week which have either been vetoed or have become law since the General Assembly recessed.

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Jan,29 2021

PSC Rules On Rate Increases Sought By Kentucky Power Company

PSC Rules On Rate Increases Sought By Kentucky Power Company Commission defers decision on net metering, while providing important victories for ratepayers  on most issues.

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KRC Represents Sierra Club, Citizens Coal Council, Appalachian Voices

Citizens Coal Council, Appalachian Voices, and Sierra Club — filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation, and Enforcement's final Ten-Day Notice Rule.

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Jan,14 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 2nd Edition

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2021 General Assembly Regular Session. This year is a “short” session, and

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Jan,11 2021

2021 Legislative Update: 1st Edition

Kentucky's 2021 General Assembly is now in session and KRC is working hard to monitor the environmental, energy, and public health bills. Catch up on week 1.

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2020 KRC Awards

Announcing the 2020 Sue Anne Salmon Community Advocacy Award and the Winnie Hepler Lifetime Achievement Award!

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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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Oct,15 2020

Issues in Water and Energy Security

KRC Director, Tom FitzGerald, delivers Issues in Water and Energy Security at the 2020 Governor's Conference on Energy and the Environment.

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Oct,14 2020

Kentucky Heartwood Files Formal Objection to South Red Bird Project

Kentucky Heartwood and the Kentucky Resources Council jointly filed an administrative objection (“predecisional objection”) to the South Red Bird Wildlife Enhancement Project on the Daniel Boone National Forest.

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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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Oct,01 2020

KRC Files Amicus Brief on Kentucky Billboard Act

The amicus curiae brief, filed by KRC on behalf of long-time ally Scenic Kentucky, supports the constitutionality of the Billboard Act.

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Remembering A "Catalyst For Good"

Remembering A "Catalyst For Good" All of us at the Kentucky Resources Council join the many friends and the family of Judy Nichols in mourning her passing and celebrating her life and works. 

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Remembering Mary Margaret Mulvihill

We at the Kentucky Resources Council join family and friends in mourning the passing and celebrating the remarkable life of Mary Margaret Mulvihill, who died August 25, 2020.

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