Resources & Publications

E.g., 12/2017
E.g., 12/2017

National Rivers and Streams Assessment, 2008-09

A new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency gauges the overall health of our rives and streams. It found that 55% of the nation’s river and stream miles do not support healthy populations of aquatic life, with phosphorus and nitrogen pollution and poor habitat the most widespread problems. Conditions are even worse in the southern Appalachian region, with 64% of streams and rivers in poor condition.

County Profiles

This is a collection of maps of the impacts of strip mining on various Eastern Kentucky counties.

Senate cuts state spending on education, programs, projects

It's good to remember the past...Save the file, then open it, instead of opening from the link above.

GA 2013 Tax Reform Talking Points

A template/collection of talking points that could be useful in communicating about tax reform and the impacts of the budget cuts. Includes a list of budget cut impacts.

Clean Energy Opportunity Act fact sheet

This is our fact sheet for the Clean Energy Opportunity Act for use when lobbying our legislators.

Making our voices heard for clean energy policies

This slideshow is intended to prepare Kentuckians to have effective conversations with their elected officials about the opportunity and need for clean energy policies in our state. It was prepared by the Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance in January 2013.

Not-so-smart ALEC: Inside the attacks on renewable energy

This report by Synapse Energy Economics examines factual errors, false assumptions, and distorted economic models used by a right-wing think tank called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to attack renewable energy policies in many states. 

Zombie Handbill 2012

Zombie Handbill 2012

National Survey Results: Bipartisan Majority of Americans Want Clean Energy

A national survey conducted in March 2012 shows overwhelming and bipartisan support for clean energy policies that go far beyond what is currently in place, especially in Kentucky. More than 80 percent of the 1,019 people asked agreed with the statement: “The time is now for a new, grassroots-driven politics to realize a renewable energy future.”