Empower Kentucky

Environmental Justice State Guidance: How to Incorporate Equity and Justice into Your Clean Power Planning Approach

The Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change produced this guidance describing ways states can and should prioritize health and equity as they develop plans to comply with the federal Clean Power Plan rule. KFTC's work is featured as a case study. 

KFTC Comments on EPA proposals within Clean Power Plan

KFTC provided these comments to the US EPA in response to several complex proposals that were embedded within the final Clean Power Plan rule. We look forward to working with the EPA and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to ensure that the Clean Power Plan is implemented in ways that advance economic, racial and environmental justice. 

KFTC comments to EPA on Proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program

In December 2015 KFTC provided comments to the US EPA about a proposed incentive program that is contained within the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Energy Incentive Program encourages states and utilities to invest early in renewable energy and in energy efficiency projects in low-income communities.

‘Walk Your Block’ is Jefferson County's next Smoketown initiative

A year after the Vision Smoketown survey report was released, largely the same Jefferson County Economic Justice team is putting together a report on the Smoketown Walk Your Block project launched in April 2015.

Madison County Chapter Meeting and At-Home Lobby Meeting with Rep. Rita Smart

Rep. Rita Smart will be joining us for our regular chapter meeting this month. Please join us from 7 to 8pm as we sit down with Rep. Smart to talk about important upcoming legislation on environmental concerns, economic justice and clean energy.

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