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Groups to threaten to sue to compel Duke Energy to stop withholding required toxic waste spill safety information

The nation’s largest utility must provide critical safety information for communities

September 20, 2017

Utilities are required by law to protect the public from dangerous coal ash impoundments. Duke Energy is withholding critical information that nearby residents and first responders will need when Duke's coal ash impoundment at the East Bend power plant near Rabbit Hash fails.

KFTC to Host 4th Annual Smoketown GetDown for Democracy

September 5, 2017

The history of Smoketown – and the innovative ideas from local residents for its future – will be celebrated September 15 at the fourth annual “Smoketown GetDown for Democracy,” a neighborhood block party powered by the people and open to the public.

KFTC Statement on RECLAIM Act committee passage

June 27, 2017

KFTC members applaud the restoration of economic development and community engagement provisions to the RECLAIM Act prior to it passage by the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday. Those provisions are key to making the legislation part of a Just Transition strategy.