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.
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.
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.
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.