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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching #9

Every week, KRC profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session. Current through March 6.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching #8

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through February 28th.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching: #7

Read more about the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching #6

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly Regular Session, complete through February 14, 2020.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching #5

This list profiles the environmental, conservation, consumer and general government bills that the Kentucky Resources Council is supporting, opposing, and tracking during the 2020 General Assembly, through February 7, 2020.

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2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching #4

Read the 4th edition of the 2020 General Assembly: Bills We're Watching.

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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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Circuit Court Win In Clark County Zoning Case

Clark Circuit Court Affirms Board of Adjustment Decision That Scrap Facility Expanded Impermissibly

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2020 General Assembly: Legislative Update Week #3

2020 General Assembly: Legislative Update Week #3. Catch up on what's happened this week.

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KRC Voices Concerns With House Bill 247

KRC Expresses Concerns With Exempting Municipal Electricity And Natural Gas Purchases And Sales From Competitive Bidding

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KRC Endorses Sierra Club Comments In Opposition to Harlan County Strip Mine

KRC Endorses Sierra Club Comments In Opposition To Section 404 Permit for Proposed Harlan County Strip Mine

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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 Assists Residents of Powell County in Challenging Proposed Landfill

KRC represents Powell County citizens in challenging the issuance of a "less-than-one-acre" construction and demolition debris (CDD) landfill issued by the Energy and Environment Cabinet to Blaze Enterprises LLC.

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KRC Joins Kentucky Heartwood In Requesting Predecisional Review By DBNF Supervisor Of Pine Creek Forest Project 

In written comments filed, KRC joined Kentucky Heartwood in requesting that the Daniel Boone National Forest Supervisor conduct predecisional review of certain remaining issues.

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KRC Joins Kentucky Heartwood In Requesting Predecisional Review By DBNF Supervisor Of Pine Creek Forest Project

KRC Joins Kentucky Heartwood In Requesting Predecisional Review By DBNF Supervisor Of Pine Creek Forest Project

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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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Case Update: Bernheim Arboretum & I-65/I-71

Governor Bevin and Transportation Cabinet Secretary Thomas announced that the proposed I-65 / I-71 Regional Connector Planning Study will no longer consider crossing through property owned by the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

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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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