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E.g., 09/2020
E.g., 09/2020

Transition to Renewable Energy Accelerates While Kentucky Municipal Utilities Weigh New Fossil Fuel Investments

An op-ed by KFTC member and Apogee - Climate and Energy Transitions Director Andy McDonald, about why the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) should consider investments in renewable energy over fossil fuels during their Integrated Resource Plan process.

Fact Sheet about Impact of Heroes Act on Kentucky

This summary was prepared by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities to inform people about the impact of the Heroes Act (HR 6800) on people and communities in Kentucky. The Heroes Act was passed by the US House in June of 2020 and contains many provisions to provide robust federal aid to people, workers, states, local governments, and local and state boards of election.

Duke 2020 Rate Case Handout

This handout may be helpful to Duke Energy customers who wish to make a public comment about Duke's current rate case before the KY PSC (case number 2019-00271)

ACLU SB 1 Handout, 1-6-20

ACLU handout on SB 1.

Fixing What's Broke, Updated 2019

This is a slightly updated version, released in July 2019, of a report KFTC first published in 2018 about a trio of legislative proposals Congress needs to pass to do right by our miners and communities: The Reclaim Act, a bill to strengthen funding for the black lung disability trust fund, and a bill to protect miners' pensions. 

Community Health Impacts of Mountaintop Mining

This statement was written by KFTC member Nina McCoy about the community health impacts of large-scale stripmining that remain long after active mining is over.

Testimony on living near MTR by Jeff and Sharman Chapman Crane

This statement was written by KFTC members Jeff and Sharman Chapman-Crane about a day in their life in the shadows of massive strip-mining in eastern Kentucky.

Fact Sheet on 2019 LG&E/KU Rate Case

A simple and easy-to-read fact sheet on the 2019 LG&E and KU proposed rate increase. More detailed information can be found at bit.ly/psclexington

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