Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

Kentucky the final state to enter into federal agreement collaborating on land management

BY: - August 10, 2023

Kentucky and U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are touting a new agreement they say will strengthen collaboration between agencies over the management of natural resources throughout the state.  A Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet release Thursday states Kentucky is the final state in the country to sign onto such a “shared stewardship” agreement with the […]

‘Unhealthy’ air from Canadian wildfires blankets Kentucky

BY: - June 28, 2023

Kentucky is under an air quality alert from the Energy and Environment Cabinet as Canadian wildfires left the commonwealth’s skies hazy with smoke.  The Air Quality Index shows much of Kentucky is in the “red” — basically, unhealthy.  The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet says people who have heart or lung disease, older adults and […]

How Kentucky generates electricity — and emits tons of greenhouse gasses

BY: - June 14, 2023

A recent state analysis found that, unlike a number of states that have pivoted to other fuel sources, Kentucky utilities still burn coal to generate the large majority of electricity in the state. The latest Kentucky Energy Profile report published this week by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet provides a snapshot of how major […]