6 - 7:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 - 10 p.m. Films
Sponsored by the Kentucky Waterways Alliance
This provides background on the proposed Bluegrass Hazardous Liquids Pipeline and other natural gas liquids pipelines in Kentucky, as well as an update on legislation to allow landowners to protect their property from pipeline company attempts to use eminent domain to condemn property for easements.
In response to legal action by a broad coalition of national and local groups, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must finalize first-ever federal standards for the disposal of coal ash by December 19, 2014.
The settlement does not dictate the content of the final regulation, but gives the agency a deadline to finalize standards after years of delay.
Some departments of the Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet will see deep cuts over the next two years, if the General Assembly approves Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposed budget.