Air Quality

Scott County Residents Stop Landfill!

Scott County residents filled the Fiscal Court chambers!

Since last January Scott County members have been working with others in the community to stop a proposed expansion of the landfill in the north end of the county.

Anti-solar bill hurts Kentucky’s energy future. It’s also a case of dirty politics.

The anti-solar energy bill that was narrowly passed by the House and is awaiting action in the Senate illustrates two weaknesses in Kentucky’s civic character: We try to cling to the past, and we tolerate dirty politics.

House Bill 227 was written by electric utilities to protect their monopolies by discouraging Kentuckians from installing solar panels on their homes.

Climate change pushes LG&E's parent company to slash coal-burning in Kentucky

The parent of Kentucky's two large utilities – LG&E and KU – has ordered a major reduction in emissions blamed for global warming by eliminating "the bulk" of its coal-burning in the coming years. 

Kentuckians speak up against anti-solar House Bill 227

H.B. 227, proposed by GOP lawmakers early in January 2018, would smash Kentucky's independent solar businesses and shatter our opportunity to create a thriving clean energy economy. Here are reflections from Kentuckians on why this bill would lead our state away, not towards, the bright future and just transition that we deserve.

Victory: Scott County landfill denied zoning expansion

Hundreds of Scott County residents came out to oppose the application by the Central Kentucky Landfill to have 170+ acres near it being rezoned from agricultural use to industrial in order to allow for an expansion of the landfill on Thursday night.

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