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RECLAIM Act, AML Pass the House as part of H.R. 2, The Moving Forward Act

Now McConnell must allow Senate passage

July 2, 2020

Kentucky will have a better chance at seeing its $400 million backlog of mine reclamation projects move forward thanks to legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 1. Both the RECLAIM Act and reauthorization of the Abandoned Mine Lands Program were included in the INVEST in America Act …

Comments demonstrate strong support for state control of solar policies

Kentucky solar customers, state regulators ask FERC to maintain states rights

June 19, 2020

Kentuckians oppose a federal proposal to make net metering even worse than state policy reflected in the 2019 controversial legislation passed by state lawmakers.

Call for Urgent Congressional Action to Help Coal-Impacted Communities

March 9, 2020

More than 100 organizations have added their names to a sign-on letter urging U.S. House leaders to prioritize several bills that would aid coal-impacted communities across the U.S. These bills have stalled in Congress, despite bipartisan support and an urgent need for solutions in former coal mining communities.