For 35 years, KRC has provided comprehensive research and analysis on legislative bills and environmental issues of concern. During legislative sessions, we publish a weekly analysis, produced by our policy team, of bills we are supporting, opposing, and tracking, along with in-depth analysis of bills of particular concern. We supplement these weekly postings and newsletters with action alerts.
Under the aegis of the new Center for Environmental Policy, we will increase our focus on development of proactive policies and proposed laws and ordinances to promote healthy communities and a healthy environment in Kentucky.
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.
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.
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.