Air Quality

Water Safety Activism in Rural Red States Impedes Fossil Energy Development

Efforts in Kentucky to stop a hazardous liquids pipeline proposal reflect a movement across the country — encompassing tens of thousands of residents and many elected local and state officials who supported a pro-pipeline president-elect. In many cases the protests are assisted by state, regional, and national environmental advocacy organizations.

Mapping environmental (in)justice in Kentucky

As KFTC members work to design a new, clean energy system for our state, we want principles of environmental justice and health equity to be at the front and center of our process and plan. Developing an Environmental Justice analysis is one important step we are taking to better understand which communities in our state are most affected by pollution, poor health, economic inequality and racial injustice.

KFTC Environmental Justice Analysis - Preliminary Report and Documentation

This report provides full documentation of several preliminary maps produced by KFTC's Environmental Justice Workteam. Feedback is welcome to lisa@kftc.org. A final report will be published in early 2017. 

Deadline for FERC comments

See: www3.thedatabank.com/dpg/146/pm.asp?ID=59696&Publication=

Send comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline re-purposing project by 4:59 p.m. EST today.

FERC Environment Assessment Kinder Morgan re-purposed TGP

This is the draft Environmental Assessment by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Kinder Morgan's application to re-purpose the Tennessee Gas Pipeline that runs through Kentucky from natural gas service to hazardous natural gas liquids.

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