Category Archives: Land Stewardship

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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KENTUCKY “NATURE’S FINEST” LICENSE HOLDERS REBUFFED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY

by Ruth Bamberger, Legislative Committee Chair Sierra Club, Cumberland Chapter Kentucky residents who purchase the special license plate “Nature’s Finest”  to help fund the state’s Heritage Land Conservation Fund should know that the 2014 General Assembly moved this earmarked fund … Continue reading

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CUMBERLAND CHAPTER Sierra Club Legislative Update

Bills currently being tracked by the Kentucky Sierra Club in the General Assembly: 1. Bluegrass Pipeline- Eminent Domain SB14 limits eminent domain to utilities regulated by the Public Service Commission. This bill would prohibit Bluegrass Pipeline Partners from using eminent … Continue reading

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Kentucky Stake in New National Forest Rules

Daniel Boone National Forest, Photo by Tom Filbin Listen to this radio interview:  by: Tom Joseph, Public News Service – KY February 14, 2012 FRANKFORT, Ky.- In just over two weeks, new rules will take effect that federal officials say … Continue reading

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