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Citizens groups seek to ensure Kentucky officials enforce Clean Water Act

Coal company again submitting false reports

February 22, 2015

A coalition of citizens groups late Friday filed a motion to intervene in a state enforcement action against Frasure Creek Mining for again violating the Clean Water Act at its coal mining operations in eastern Kentucky. Last November, the groups identified thousands of instances where Frasure Creek had falsified water pollution discharge monitoring reports and sent the company a notice of their intent to sue

I Love Mountains Day is February 12

Tenth year to recognize importance of mountains to Kentucky

February 9, 2015

The annual I Love Mountains Day march and rally will lift up the importance of the mountains for all of Kentucky while pushing lawmakers to support clean energy jobs and end the destruction from extreme forms of energy extraction.

Eastern Kentuckians encouraged by White House’s proposed investment for economic transition in Central Appalachia

February 2, 2015

Eastern Kentuckians working for a just transition to a more sustainable economy were pleased to hear this morning’s announcement that President Obama’s federal budget proposal includes increased funding that would be available for Central Appalachian transition.