Kentucky Energy Equation – Bluegrass Institute participates in ALEC’s Spring Task Force

This past week, the Bluegrass Institute was pleased to participate in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC’s) spring meeting on the Energy, Environmental, and Agricultural Task Force in Charlotte, NC. There, representatives from the Bluegrass Institute met with numerous state legislators and corporate executives to discuss the Intrastate Coal and Use Act, a bill that…

Kentucky Energy Equation – EPA finds tag team partner in attacks on Kentucky energy

It looks like the the Environmental Protection Agency has found itself a tag team partner in its efforts to unilaterally bankrupt Kentucky coal companies. Earlier this month, the US Department of the Interior sent a letter to Kentucky’s Energy and Environmental Cabinet threatening to force federal control over Kentucky’s bonding program for surface coal mining operations if…