The Empower Kentucky Plan shows how
There is a clear path forward for creating thousands of new Kentucky jobs in the energy industry while cutting pollution, lowering electric bills and investing billions of dollars in workers and communities affected by the decline in fossil fuels. The plan for doing that was released Wednesday by KFTC members during a press conference and with the launch of a new website (www.empowerkentucky.org).
A just transition to a clean energy economy in Kentucky is possible
Kentucky's opportunity to move to a clean energy economy is hurt by President Trump's executive order rolling back climate action and programs that protect health and the economy.
Effort is part of statewide action and national campaign
Kentuckians looking to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell to help take care of coal miners, their families and their communities before Congress heads home to enjoy the holidays will be delivering petitions to his Kentucky district offices on Thursday.
(P)lenty of Kentuckians want to diversify the state’s energy mix to save money and create jobs.
Coal-mining communities are the backbone of this country. For decades we’ve kept the lights on in America by sacrificing our personal well-being. We need Congress to act to protect the health and pension benefits under threat to expire at the end of this month.