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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.

Senator Mitch McConnell and other GOP lawmakers filed an amicus brief Monday in a case involving EPA powers.

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

Beshear Asks EPA To Rethink Proposed Coal Regs

Jun 4, 2013

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.

Beshear made the request in a letter to the EPA last week.

The Kentucky Democrat asked the EPA to drop the proposal that would require coal-fired power plants to meet the same emission standards as those that use natural gas or oil.

PINEVILLE, Ky. - A southeastern Kentucky man is working to organize a coal rally that would line 17 miles of highway from the Knox-Bell county line to the Cumberland Gap Tunnel.