Air Quality

Environmental concerns raised as oil companies take fresh look at fracking in Kentucky

Oil and gas drilling companies have been leasing tens of thousands of acres in eastern and central Kentucky, anticipating a huge fracking boom.

Coal ash call-in day script Nov 2014

Sample phone script for the National Call-In Day to the White House asking for the strongest possible coal ash disposal standards.

Summit: Kentucky's Future Beyond Fossil Fuels

Pipelines, Fracking, and Kentucky's Future Beyond Fossil Fuels Summit

Landowners and others affected by the proposed Bluegrass Hazardous Liquids Pipelines announce a summit to educate Kentuckians about the issues of natural gas liquids(NGLs), fracking, landowner rights, and local options for communities seeking a sustainable future.

Study Shows Direct Connections Between Mountaintop Removal Dust Exposure and Lung Cancer

A new epidemiological study adds to the growing body of scientific evidence that mountaintop removal coal mining is harmful to the health of nearby residents.

Moment of truth for Hal Rogers, SOAR: No ignoring health effects of strip mining

No mention of surface coal mining's effect on human health appeared in U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers' electronic update on the recent SOAR Health Impact Series even though it was one of the top two concerns voiced by participants …

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