EPA Regulations On Carbon Emissions


A bipartisan chorus of Kentucky lawmakers and officials are decrying President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which they say will deal a serious blow to the state’s coal and manufacturing sectors.


Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Len Peters says Kentucky can’t afford to take a hands-off approach to the Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposed carbon emissions standards.

Conway, 11 Other AG's Urge Quicker Ruling On EPA Suit

Sep 4, 2014

Twelve state attorneys general are urging an appeals court to decide quickly on a lawsuit over the legality of proposed carbon emission standards.

EPA Hearings Draw Diverse Crowd Of Kentucky Advocates

Jul 29, 2014

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

No Public Hearings In Kentucky On EPA Rule

Jul 16, 2014

The EPA will not have public hearings in Kentucky on its proposed new emission standards, despite a plea from the state's senior U.S. senator.

Official: New EPA Rules Won't Affect Ky. Power Plants

Jul 3, 2014

A state official told lawmakers on Thursday that none of Kentucky's coal-fired power plants will close because of the EPA's new emission standards.

Grimes Criticizes Obama In New Radio Ad

Jun 4, 2014

Alison Lundergan Grimes has released a radio ad criticizing President Barack Obama for his "pie in the sky" power plant regulations.