War On Coal http://wuky.org en Official: New EPA Rules Won't Affect Ky. Power Plants http://wuky.org/post/official-new-epa-rules-wont-affect-ky-power-plants <p>A state official told lawmakers on Thursday that none of <font color="red">Kentucky's</font> coal-fired power plants will close because of the EPA's new emission standards. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 00:43:47 +0000 Associated Press 51478 at http://wuky.org Official: New EPA Rules Won't Affect Ky. Power Plants Young Environmentalists To Protest Outside Rupp http://wuky.org/post/young-environmentalists-protest-outside-rupp <p>Fans making their way into Rupp Arena tomorrow night may get asked to sign a petition. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:50:57 +0000 Alan Lytle 40205 at http://wuky.org Young Environmentalists To Protest Outside Rupp McConnell Again Invokes War On Coal In Proposing New Jobs Bill http://wuky.org/post/mcconnell-again-invokes-war-coal-proposing-new-jobs-bill <p>FRANKFORT, Ky.— Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on Congress to pass legislation to ease federal regulations on coal mining.&nbsp; He wants Congress to pass a bill he’s dubbed the Saving Coal Jobs Act.</p><p></p><p>"The first part of the bill would prevent the EPA from regulating carbon on new and existing coal plants, the second would force the EPA to stop stalling on mining permits," McConnell said in a Senate Floor speech Thursday.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:49:17 +0000 Associated Press 37796 at http://wuky.org McConnell Again Invokes War On Coal In Proposing New Jobs Bill Beshear Asks EPA To Rethink Proposed Coal Regs http://wuky.org/post/beshear-asks-epa-rethink-proposed-coal-regs <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Gov. Steve Beshear is calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to rethink proposed greenhouse gas regulations that he said would effectively ban new coal-fired power plants.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Beshear made the request in a letter to the EPA last week.</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:00:20 +0000 Associated Press 32503 at http://wuky.org Beshear Asks EPA To Rethink Proposed Coal Regs