Community dinner conversations about Kentucky’s energy future
Kentuckians will have the opportunity this spring to help shape a new Empower Kentucky Plan to map out an energy future for Kentucky that grows jobs, benefits health, and addresses racial and economic inequality while doing our part to reduce the risks of climate change. There will be a community conversation in each congressional district in April or May.
Seventh annual Growing Appalachia gathering looks to help people save money and boost the local economy
Learning about ways to save and earn money through small-scale farming be the focus of the seventh Growing Appalachia Conference to be held March 5 in Prestonsburg.
KFTC presents a cultural heritage event to benefit Kentucky’s Bright Future
In honor of Women’s History Month, the third annual “We Are Kentuckians: Celebrating Our Common Heritage” highlights the important but often unheard stories of Black women in Kentucky. Kentucky female dancers, speakers, musicians and artists will share their work, personal stories and vision for Kentucky’s Bright Future. A celebration of African American women’s heritage through art, dance, music, spoken word, and storytelling will be on Thursday, March 10, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Clifton Center in Louisville.
Two "friends of coal" prove they are no friends of coal miners with bills to gut safety inspections.
The state of Kentucky would stop inspecting coal mines for safety violations under a Senate bill filed Thursday, leaving the job entirely to federal inspectors, who visit mines less frequently.
Imagine if we replaced coal with cleaner sources of energy that drastically reduce the chances of our loved ones suffering from a deadly lung disease. Solar and other renewable forms of energy do not emit carbon dioxide or other pollutants that eat away at our lungs and harm the planet.