Water Quality

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. 

Empower Kentucky Plan

The Empower Kentucky Plan shows that a Just Transition to a clean energy economy is possible in Kentucky. Shaped with input from more than 1,200 people from Pikeville to Paducah, this plan describes ways we can produce better results in terms of jobs, health, and energy bills, and affected workers and communities - while doing our part to protect our climate.

Waking up to the boom in cheaper natural gas

Moving away from natural gas might sound radical, but it’s not unrealistic – and there are promising ways to work toward that goal in Kentucky.

Don’t hide from science. People near mines are dying; we need to know why

People in Appalachian Kentucky are dying at rates significantly higher than national averages.

We need to better understand why, through scientific research, to begin curing the health crises in the region. 

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