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Kentuckians push EPA to support clean energy jobs

Testimony given at Clean Power Plan hearing

November 28, 2017

KFTC members pointed out Kentucky's and Appalachia's economic future would be boosted by embracing a clean energy future. The health of people living in area's where coal is mined or burned, and the earth's climate also would benefit. The Empower Kentucky Plan shows the way.

Kentucky stands to lose billions from poor 2020 Census

New study show how essential are accurate data

November 21, 2017

The results of the 2020 Census are likely to help guide the allocation of more than $9 billion in federal spending for Kentucky each year. Yet  the latest congressional budget falls hundreds of millions of dollars short of adequately funding census efforts.

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.