Category Archives: Renewable Energy

Whitesburg, KY second Municipality in nation to pass resolution of support for POWER+

by Tom Sexton Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club This week, the City of Whitesburg became the first municipality in the state of Kentucky, and the second in the nation to pass a resolution of support for the White House’s POWER Plus … Continue reading

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Part-Time, Contracted Job Opening: Field Organizer, KY Sierra Club

Our Cumberland Chapter of the Sierra Club (aka the Kentucky Chapter), is looking for a part-time organizer to support our work on Mountaintop Removal in Eastern Kentucky. The position is available on a contract basis, and is grant-dependent. The contractor … Continue reading

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Job Opening: KY and IN – FT Sierra Club Beyond Coal Senior Campaign Rep

Sierra Club’s ground-breaking Beyond Coal Campaign is seeking a Senior Campaign Representative to work in southern Indiana and western Kentucky with a talented team to phase out aging coal plants and replace them with clean, renewable energy. The Beyond Coal Campaign … Continue reading

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2015 KY General Assembly Wrap-Up

Weather and Short Session Challenge 2015 Kentucky General Assembly by Ruth Bamberger, Legislative Committee ChairCumberland Chapter, Sierra Club This year should go down as one of the most unproductive sessions of the KY General Assembly, and nature ironically had a … Continue reading

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