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Fix What's Broke: Why Congress Must Support a Just Transition for Miners and Communities

KFTC members deliver petitions in support of the RECLAIM Act to the office of Sen. Mitch McConnell
Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This report, published by KFTC in October 2018, outlines actions Congress must take to support a Just Transition for our miners and communities, including strengthening the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, passing the RECLAIM Act to create jobs restoring damaged land and waterways, and protecting miners' pensions.

Knott County Local Resolution on Black Lung and RECLAIM Act

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

On October 16, 2018 the Knott County Fiscal Court passed a local resolution calling on Sen. McConnell and members of Congress to strengthen the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, pass the RECLAIM Act, and protect miners' pensions. 

City of Jackson Black Lung / RECLAIM / Pension Resolution

City of Jackson, Kentucky

In October 2018 the City of Jackson, Kentucky in Breathitt County unanimously passed a local resolution calling on Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act, strengthen the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and protect the pension fund that supports miners who worked for coal companies that have since gone bankrupt.

Local Black Lung Resolution: Breathitt County

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

On September 26, the Breathitt County Fiscal Court unanimously approved this resolution, calling on members of Congress to support a package of Just Transition bills in Congress.

Robertson County Power Profile

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Laura Greenfield

This Power Profile describes the boundaries of local utilities serving Robertson County. It also describes the average electric rates and bills compared to the state average, and shows the energy burden - or the percentage of median household income spent on electricity - for different areas of the county.

Pike County Power Profile

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Laura Greenfield

This Power Profile describes the boundaries of local utilities serving Pike County. It also describes the average electric rates and bills compared to the state average, and shows the energy burden - or the percentage of median household income spent on electricity - for different areas of the county.

Martin County Power Profile

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Laura Greenfield

This Power Profile describes the boundaries of local utilities serving Martin County. It also describes the average electric rates and bills compared to the state average, and shows the energy burden - or the percentage of median household income spent on electricity - for different areas of the county.

Magoffin County Power Profile

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Laura Greenfield

This Power Profile describes the boundaries of local utilities serving Magoffin County. It also describes the average electric rates and bills compared to the state average, and shows the energy burden - or the percentage of median household income spent on electricity - for different areas of the county.

Johnson County Power Profile

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Laura Greenfield

This Power Profile describes the boundaries of local utilities serving Johnson County. It also describes the average electric rates and bills compared to the state average, and shows the energy burden - or the percentage of median household income spent on electricity - for different areas of the county.

Floyd County Power Profile

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Laura Greenfield

This Power Profile describes the boundaries of local utilities serving Floyd County. It also describes the average electric rates and bills compared to the state average, and shows the energy burden - or the percentage of median household income spent on electricity - for different areas of the county.