Air Quality

Anti-rooftop solar bill defeated in final hour of 2018 Kentucky General Assembly

In one of its final legislatives moves before adjourning on April 14, the Kentucky Senate tabled a vote on House Bill 227, the anti-rooftop solar bill pushed by utilities. At the last possible moment, Senate leaders recommitted the bill to a committee, rather than bringing it up for a vote, because the bill did not have enough support to pass.

Verses For The Commonwealth

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Scott County Residents Stop Landfill!

Scott County residents filled the Fiscal Court chambers!

Since last January Scott County members have been working with others in the community to stop a proposed expansion of the landfill in the north end of the county.

Anti-solar bill hurts Kentucky’s energy future. It’s also a case of dirty politics.

The anti-solar energy bill that was narrowly passed by the House and is awaiting action in the Senate illustrates two weaknesses in Kentucky’s civic character: We try to cling to the past, and we tolerate dirty politics.

House Bill 227 was written by electric utilities to protect their monopolies by discouraging Kentuckians from installing solar panels on their homes.

Climate change pushes LG&E's parent company to slash coal-burning in Kentucky

The parent of Kentucky's two large utilities – LG&E and KU – has ordered a major reduction in emissions blamed for global warming by eliminating "the bulk" of its coal-burning in the coming years. 

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