Economic Justice Resources

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Expanding External Agency Funding

Connor Allen
Jefferson County

Instead of investing more money to lock up people who have broken the law, Louisville should put more time and money into addressing the conditions that lead people to commit crime in the first place. The city budget is one of the most effective ways that Metro government can prioritize a smart approach to tackling the root causes of crime.

LG&E / KU PSC hearing information

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Information for the Ky. Public Service Commission April 2017 hearings on proposed service fee increases by Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities.

KFTC Environmental Justice Analysis - Preliminary Report and Documentation

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth EJ Workteam. Lead author, Laura Greenfield

This report provides full documentation of several preliminary maps produced by KFTC's Environmental Justice Workteam. Feedback is welcome to lisa@kftc.org. A final report will be published in early 2017. 

Draft framework for the Empower Kentucky Plan, 2016

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This draft was shared with participants at the Empower Kentucky Summit, September 30-October 1 in Louisville. Feedback is welcome. Comments may be sent to lisa@kftc.org. A final plan will be released in early 2017. 

Low Income Solar Policy Guide

Center for Social Inclusion, Grid Alternatives and Vote Solar

This report from the Center for Social Inclusion, Grid Alternatives and Vote Solar describes model policies to ensure that low-income communities have access to the benefits of solar energy - including access to jobs, health, and affordable, reliable energy.

Model guidelines and policies for making renewable energy accessible for low and moderate income households

Interestate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)

This report from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) describes ways states, communities and utilities can open the doors to solar and other renewable energy sources for low and moderate income homes and people living in economically distressed communities.

Environmental Justice State Guidance: How to Incorporate Equity and Justice into Your Clean Power Planning Approach

Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change

The Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change produced this guidance describing ways states can and should prioritize health and equity as they develop plans to comply with the federal Clean Power Plan rule. KFTC's work is featured as a case study. 

KFTC Comments on EPA proposals within Clean Power Plan

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

KFTC provided these comments to the US EPA in response to several complex proposals that were embedded within the final Clean Power Plan rule. We look forward to working with the EPA and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to ensure that the Clean Power Plan is implemented in ways that advance economic, racial and environmental justice. 

KFTC comments to EPA on Proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In December 2015 KFTC provided comments to the US EPA about a proposed incentive program that is contained within the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Energy Incentive Program encourages states and utilities to invest early in renewable energy and in energy efficiency projects in low-income communities.

The EPA's Clean Power Plan, Jobs, and Labor

Labor Network for Sustainability

This report summarizes an analysis of the impact on US jobs of the EPA's draft clean power plan, and describes ways organized labor (and allies) can work to shape state implementation plans in ways that advance job growth, protection for displaced workers, environmental justice and climate protection objectives.

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