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Fixing What's Broke, Updated 2019

This is a slightly updated version, released in July 2019, of a report KFTC first published in 2018 about a trio of legislative proposals Congress needs to pass to do right by our miners and communities: The Reclaim Act, a bill to strengthen funding for the black lung disability trust fund, and a bill to protect miners' pensions. 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Community Health Impacts of Mountaintop Mining

This statement was written by KFTC member Nina McCoy about the community health impacts of large-scale stripmining that remain long after active mining is over.

Source/Author: Nina McCoy

Electricity Energy Burden Analysis Tech Doc

The purpose of this document is to provide detailed context of and methodology for the KFTC Electricity Energy Burden Analysis, conducted in Summer 2018. Any questions about the analysis and its processes can be directed to lauragreenfield@kftc.org.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Harlan County Resolution in support of Black Lung, RECLAIM Act and Miners Pensions 2018

In December 2018, the Harlan County Fiscal Court passed a local resolution calling on Sen. McConnell and all members of Congress to support and pass three measures needed to do right by our miners and communities. The resolution urges passage of the RECLAIM Act, stronger funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and shoring up the federal fund that gurantees miners' pensions.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Wolfe County Power Profile

This County Power Profile provides an visual overview of local electric utilities serving Wolfe County including energy rates, base fee, and average monthly bills. It also visualizes Wolfe County's Electricity Energy Burden, the percentage of median household income spent on electricity. This profile was used during a Power House Workshop offered by KFTC in 2018. For more information, contact nikita@kftc.org and visit the Power House Workshop webpage.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Warren County Power Profile

This County Power Profile provides an visual overview of local electric utilities serving Warren County, including energy rates, base fee, and average monthly bills. It also visualizes Warren County's Electricity Energy Burden, the percentage of median household income spent on electricity. This profile was used during a Power House Workshop offered by KFTC in 2018. For more information, contact nikita@kftc.org and visit the Power House Workshop webpage.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Rowan County Power Profile

This County Power Profile provides an visual overview of local electric utilities serving Rowan County, including energy rates, base fee, and average monthly bills. It also visualizes Rowan County's Electricity Energy Burden, the percentage of median household income spent on electricity. This profile was used during a Power House Workshop offered by KFTC in 2018. For more information, contact nikita@kftc.org and visit the Power House Workshop webpage.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Powell County Power Profile

This County Power Profile provides an visual overview of local electric utilities serving Powell County, including energy rates, base fee, and average monthly bills. It also visualizes Powell County's Electricity Energy Burden, the percentage of median household income spent on electricity. This profile was used during a Power House Workshop offered by KFTC in 2018. For more information, contact nikita@kftc.org and visit the Power House Workshop webpage.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Owen County Power Profile

This County Power Profile provides an visual overview of local electric utilities serving Owen County, including energy rates, base fee, and average monthly bills. It also visualizes Owen County's Electricity Energy Burden, the percentage of median household income spent on electricity. This profile was used during a Power House Workshop offered by KFTC in 2018. For more information, contact nikita@kftc.org and visit the Power House Workshop webpage.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Madison County Power Profile

This County Power Profile provides an visual overview of local electric utilities serving Madison County, including energy rates, base fee, and average monthly bills. It also visualizes Madison County's Electricity Energy Burden, the percentage of median household income spent on electricity. This profile was used during a Power House Workshop offered by KFTC in 2018. For more information, contact nikita@kftc.org and visit the Power House Workshop webpage.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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