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Citizen groups initiate legal action against Kentucky coal company for falsifying pollution reports

State regulators ignore clean water protections and enforcement

November 17, 2014

For the second time in the last four years, citizens groups have uncovered widespread falsification of water quality reports by Frasure Creek Mining, which has a number of permits in eastern Kentucky. State officials have not noticed or refused to act on the tens of thousands of violations documented by the groups.

KFTC to Release Vision Smoketown Survey Report

October 15, 2014

Smoketown residents’ ideas for their neighborhood’s future will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 21 with the release of the Vision Smoketown Report. Members of the community, local organizations and businesses, government officials, and the press will have an opportunity to pick up copies of the report, hear a summary of the findings, and ask report authors questions about the results.

Fracking, More Pipeline Proposals and Better Energy Choices to be considered at November 8 Summit

After stopping the Bluegrass Hazardous Liquids Pipeline, victors look for additional ways to protect Kentucky

October 13, 2014

The "Pipelines, Fracking and Kentucky’s Future Beyond Fossil Fuels" summit on November 8 in Lexington will give Kentuckians a chance to learn more about energy choices that are being made for the state, and how to put those choices in the hands of Kentuckians interested in safe communities and a bright energy future.