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

Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change

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. 

KFTC Comments on EPA proposals within Clean Power Plan

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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. 

KFTC comments to EPA on Proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In December 2015 KFTC provided comments to the US EPA about a proposed incentive program that is contained within the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Energy Incentive Program encourages states and utilities to invest early in renewable energy and in energy efficiency projects in low-income communities.

Pulp Fiction Part 3: Burning wood may play a big role in EPA rule

Climate Central

As the world tries to shift away from fossil fuels, the energy industry is turning to what seems to be an endless supply of renewable energy: wood. In England and across Europe, wood has become the renewable of choice, with forests — many of them in the U.S. — being razed to help feed surging demand.

Pulp Fiction Part 2: American trees are electrifying Europe

Climate Central

As the world tries to shift away from fossil fuels, the energy industry is turning to what seems to be an endless supply of renewable energy: wood. In England and across Europe, wood has become the renewable of choice, with forests — many of them in the U.S. — being razed to help feed surging demand.

Pulp Fiction Part 1: The European error that is warming the planet

Climate Central

As the world tries to shift away from fossil fuels, the energy industry is turning to what seems to be an endless supply of renewable energy: wood. In England and across Europe, wood has become the renewable of choice, with forests — many of them in the U.S. — being razed to help feed surging demand.

Coal ash call-in day script Nov 2014

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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

KFTC Overview of EPA Climate Proposal - July 2014

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

KFTC developed this overview of the EPA's proposed carbon emissions standards for existing power plants, released in June 2014. It is intended to help KFTC members understand and talk about the issues surrounding climate change and this EPA proposal.

Odor Complaint Packet for Rubbertown residents

REACT
Jefferson County

The Odor Response Team Project (ORT) was put together in an effort to document odors and to use the documentation to reduce our exposure to toxic chemicals associated with Rubbertown chemical facilities.

For many years, REACT (Rubbertown Emergency ACTion) has received numerous calls from people living and working in the Villages of Park DuValle among other neighborhoods. From complaints of odors to beliefs that illness was directly related to Rubbertown, people have called wanting answers. When Kentuckians For The Commonwealth (KFTC) offered to help support the work of REACT, it seemed the perfect time to implement the idea of Odor Response Teams.

Power Up! Webinar: I Love Mountains Day 2014

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Presentation on I Love Mountains Day 2014: "Vote for Kentucky's Bright Future!"

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