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Kentucky Sierra Club

Kentuckians are among the hundreds of people across the country telling the EPA its new emissions rules go too far or not far enough.

Kentucky’s legislative leaders are in rare agreement on President Obama’s plan to curb carbon emissions.

Monday’s news of new carbon emissions standards has highlighted a long-simmering divide in Kentucky.

politico.com

Reaction to President Obama’s new EPA rules was swift in the Bluegrass.

Sen. Mitch McConnell is going on the offensive ahead of an Obama administration announcement detailing new regulations for power plants Monday.

The Kentucky Coal Association is warning Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes a California billionaire's donations.

Thousands of coal miners gathered at the Capitol in Washington Tuesday to rally against Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - At an annual conference on energy and the environment Tuesday, Governor Steve Beshear advocated for a middle way when it comes to addressing climate change.

PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Colleges and universities in central Appalachia are struggling to retain students. Roughly half the freshmen at the University of Pikeville don’t come back the following year. For the students who stay, many wonder if there will be jobs available in a region that for decades relied on coal mining as its primary industry.

“We feel like if you can teach them in the mountains, train them in the mountains, they’ll stay in the mountains,” says James Hurley, President-elect of the University of Pikeville.

LEXINGTON, KY- Members of Hands Off Appalachia gathered in Woodland Park this afternoon to protest against financial services company UBS. 

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