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Two canvassers stand in front of doorways getting the word out about LG&E and KU's power proposal.

Organizers out to help shape power generation in Kentucky for decades

BY: - August 21, 2023

On a recent August weekend, canvassers walked along a neighborhood street in West Louisville, cars and semi-trucks roaring down the nearby interstate just a few hundred feet away. Chase Smith with the progressive grassroots organization Kentuckians for the Commonwealth knocked on each door, asking people if they “have a couple of seconds to talk about […]

$1 billion solar project planned on former Starfire coal mine in Eastern Kentucky

BY: - July 25, 2023

KNOTT COUNTY — It was a little over five years ago when Philip Marsh looked over the thousands of acres of reclaimed strip mine land he owned near the Knott County line and wouldn’t have a clue what would come of it. The Eastern Kentucky mountaintops that Marsh owned, now pastures after decades of coal […]