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Harlan County joins local support in Eastern Kentucky for POWER+ Plan

Four other local entities passed resolutions in the past week

August 18, 2015

Grassroots support for the Power+ Plan to accelerate the release of one billion dollars for land reclamation projects that support local economic diversification efforts is growing quickly. In the past week, five local government units in eastern Kentucky have apssed resolutions calling on U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers to support the plan.

Everyday Kentuckians Ready to be Heard on Clean Power Plan

August 5, 2015
After hearings lots of reactions to the President Obama’s Clean Power Plan – mostly from public officials, candidates and the coal industry – everyday Kentuckians are ready to be heard. They find the new job creation potential and the significant health benefits to be appealing.

Clean Power Plan – An Opportunity for Just Economic Transition

August 3, 2015

KFTC members offer a grassroots perspective on the Clean Power Plan announced on Monday by President Obama.