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KRC ASSISTS RESIDENTS OF POWELL COUNTY IN CHALLENGING PROPOSED LESS-THAN-ONE-ACRE CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS 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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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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Let Your Voice Be Heard On the Future of Net Metering in Kentucky!

Please attend and participate at the Public Hearing on November 13, 2019 at 9 a.m. EST at the offices of the Kentucky Public Service Commission, 211 Sower Blvd. Frankfort, Kentucky.

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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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Long-time KRC Member Comments On R&R Septic Permit Amendment

What verification is provided by the Division of Waste Mgmt. regarding.

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Preliminary Comments on Net-Metering in Kentucky

In the matter of electronic consideration of the implementation of the net metering act, Kentucky Resources Council submits preliminary consideration for the solar energy net-metering issue in Kentucky.

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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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New Pipeline Regulations in Boyle County

On August 28, 2019, the Danville-Boyle County Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously passed the increased regulations, providing a safer community for Boyle County residents.

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Electronic Waste: Making the Case for E-Waste Recycling Programs

Despite the fact that almost all e-waste can be reused, refurbished, or recycled, only 20% is actually handled appropriately due in large part to the lack of regulation and recycling infrastructure.

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Ongoing Work to Protect Bernheim Forest in Bullitt County

In April 2019, LG&E, a utility company based in Louisville, Kentucky, announced the construction of a new natural gas transmission pipeline in Bullitt County. This pipeline was explained as necessary in order for LG&E to meet the growth in the area.

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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 Director Interviewed by Herald-Leader on Coal Mines

Recently, the Herald-Leader reached out to KRC Director, Tom FitzGerald, concerning Kentucky's coal industry low compliance rates.

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Jun,14 2019

Endow Kentucky

To insure that KRC's advocacy and defense programs you have helped to create will last long into the future, we have opened an endowment fund with Blue Grass Community Foundation. Endowment funds are designed to provide annual financial support to or

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Annual Award for Lifetime Achievement in Environmental and Justice Advocacy to Be Named for Winnie Hepler

The Board of the Kentucky Resources Council, Inc. today established a new award to be bestowed annually on an individual whose life’s work has shown the dedication, selfless commitment to nature and others, and courage to speak against injustice.

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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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Kentucky Environmental Leadership Institute: Interest Survey

Kentucky Environmental Leadership Institute: Interest Survey

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