Appalachian Transition resources

Empower Kentucky Environmental Justice Analysis - Exec Summary

This Executive Summary describes the outcomes of an Environmental Justice Analysis developed by KFTC members as part of the Empower Kentucky Plan. For more information, visit empowerkentucky.org.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth (Laura Greenfield)

Empower Kentucky Plan

The Empower Kentucky Plan shows that a Just Transition to a clean energy economy is possible in Kentucky. Shaped with input from more than 1,200 people from Pikeville to Paducah, this plan describes ways we can produce better results in terms of jobs, health, and energy bills, and affected workers and communities - while doing our part to protect our climate. For more information about the Empower Kentucky plan and process, visit www.empowerkentucky.org.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

RECLAIM Act Petition

This is a printable version of the RECLAIM Act petition. The page can be printed front and back, or front only. 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

RECLAIM Act Action Call Recording: May 15, 2017

Recording of "RECLAIM Act Action Call" from May 15, 2017. 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

KFTC Environmental Justice Analysis - Preliminary Report and Documentation

This report provides full documentation of several preliminary maps produced by KFTC's Environmental Justice Workteam. Feedback is welcome to lisa@kftc.org. A final report will be published in early 2017. 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth EJ Workteam. Lead author, Laura Greenfield

Draft framework for the Empower Kentucky Plan, 2016

This draft was shared with participants at the Empower Kentucky Summit, September 30-October 1 in Louisville. Feedback is welcome. Comments may be sent to lisa@kftc.org. A final plan will be released in early 2017. 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Low Income Solar Policy Guide

This report from the Center for Social Inclusion, Grid Alternatives and Vote Solar describes model policies to ensure that low-income communities have access to the benefits of solar energy - including access to jobs, health, and affordable, reliable energy.

Source/Author: Center for Social Inclusion, Grid Alternatives and Vote Solar

Model guidelines and policies for making renewable energy accessible for low and moderate income households

This report from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) describes ways states, communities and utilities can open the doors to solar and other renewable energy sources for low and moderate income homes and people living in economically distressed communities.

Source/Author: Interestate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)

Environmental Justice State Guidance: How to Incorporate Equity and Justice into Your Clean Power Planning Approach

The Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change produced this guidance describing ways states can and should prioritize health and equity as they develop plans to comply with the federal Clean Power Plan rule. KFTC's work is featured as a case study. 

Source/Author: Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change

KFTC Comments on EPA proposals within Clean Power Plan

KFTC provided these comments to the US EPA in response to several complex proposals that were embedded within the final Clean Power Plan rule. We look forward to working with the EPA and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to ensure that the Clean Power Plan is implemented in ways that advance economic, racial and environmental justice. 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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