Bill making it harder to retire Kentucky coal plants heads to governor’s desk

BY: - March 16, 2023

FRANKFORT — A bill backed by Kentucky’s coal industry that would make it harder for utilities to retire fossil fuel-fired power plants received final passage Thursday in the Kentucky House of Representatives, sending the legislation for Gov. Andy Beshear’s consideration.  Senate Bill 4, primarily sponsored by Sen. Robby Mills, R-Henderson, would impose a series of […]

Kentuckians angered by Forest Service plan to log mature trees in Daniel Boone National Forest

BY: - March 6, 2023

This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news organization that covers climate, energy and the environment. It is republished with permission. Sign up for their newsletter here.  The story is part of Deforestation Inc., a global investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. WILLIAMSBURG — Brandon Bowlin learned of the […]