Category Archives: Legislation

Important Hearing on Stream Protection Rules in Lexington this Thursday – 9/3

We Need Stronger Stream Protection Rules Now! by Tom Sexton Cumberland Chapter, Sierra Club Over the next few weeks, the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) will be holding hearings in six cities—Big Stone Gap, VA; Charleston, WV; … 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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ALERT HB229 Hearing Cancelled

ALERT: DUE TO WEATHER – THIS MARCH 5TH HEARING IS CANCELLED – POSTPONED The Clean Energy Opportunity Act, HB229 (see below for details on this bill), was scheduled to receive a hearing today (March 5, 2015), but due to inclement … Continue reading

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KY Clean Energy Opportunity Act – Help Us Get It Passed

ACTION ALERT: The Clean Energy Opportunity Act, HB229 (see below for details on this bill), is receiving a hearing this Thursday (March 5, 2015). We need your help to get this legislation passed.  Please: Call Your Representative Call the KY … Continue reading

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