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Comments from KFTC and allies in 2022 LG&E / KU case before KY Public Service Commission

KFTC, Mt Association, KSES, Metropolitan Housing Coalition, Earth Justice, Kentucky Resources Council

These comments were filed in 2022 by KFTC and a set of allies (Mountain Association, Kentucky Solar Energy Society, and Metropolitan Housing Coalition) in a case before the Kentucky Public Service Commission about the long-term energy plans submitted by Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities. They were prepared with assistance from EarthJustice and Kentucky Resources Council. 

Fact Sheet about Federal Investments Needed for Climate Justice

Green New Deal Network

The Green New Deal Coalition is calling on Congress to pass a Recovery bill that invests in climate, care, and justice at the scale needed to address multiple overlapping crises. These fact sheets provide details about the benefits of making substantial, bold, transformational investments in public transit, building retrofits, and more. 

Sign-on letter to Congress calling for transformation of rural electric cooperatives

Rural Power Coalition

On February 23, 2021, a letter signed by 100 organizations - including KFTC - was sent to members of Congress, urging support for a 7-part platform of policies to transform rural electric cooperatives and the communities they serve. KFTC and Mountain Association are founding members of the Rural Power Coalition, which drafted and circulated the sign-on letter. 

Transition to Renewable Energy Accelerates While Kentucky Municipal Utilities Weigh New Fossil Fuel Investments

Andy McDonald, Director of Apogee – Climate & Energy Transitions

An op-ed by KFTC member and Apogee - Climate and Energy Transitions Director Andy McDonald, about why the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) should consider investments in renewable energy over fossil fuels during their Integrated Resource Plan process.

Duke 2020 Rate Case Handout

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This handout may be helpful to Duke Energy customers who wish to make a public comment about Duke's current rate case before the KY PSC (case number 2019-00271)

Fixing What's Broke, Updated 2019

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This is a slightly updated version, released in July 2019, of a report KFTC first published in 2018 about a trio of legislative proposals Congress needs to pass to do right by our miners and communities: The Reclaim Act, a bill to strengthen funding for the black lung disability trust fund, and a bill to protect miners' pensions. 

Fact Sheet on 2019 LG&E/KU Rate Case

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

A simple and easy-to-read fact sheet on the 2019 LG&E and KU proposed rate increase. More detailed information can be found at bit.ly/psclexington

Simple Ways to Spend Less on Energy and Create a Healthier, More Comfortable Home

Bluegrass Greensource

In our Power House workshops, we've been sharing this excellent tip sheet about simple ways to spend less on energy from our friends at Bluegrass Greensource. Please take a look! 

Harlan County Resolution in support of Black Lung, RECLAIM Act and Miners Pensions 2018

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

In December 2018, the Harlan County Fiscal Court passed a local resolution calling on Sen. McConnell and all members of Congress to support and pass three measures needed to do right by our miners and communities. The resolution urges passage of the RECLAIM Act, stronger funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and shoring up the federal fund that gurantees miners' pensions.

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