Bluegrass Beacon: Ky confronted with ‘real and present danger’

Calling the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new clean-air regulations “illegal” and a “real and present danger,” the attorneys general of Kentucky and West Virginia have locked arms with several of their counterparts in other states in the form of a lawsuit to stop Washington’s assault on coal. The possibility of what remains of Kentucky’s coal…

Kentucky Coal Association president Bill Bissett’s statement concerning the EPA’s proposed regs on existing power plants

Kentucky Coal Association president Bill Bissett, Ed.D., recently offered the following testimony at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Bissett testified at the agency’s hearing on the negative impact its proposed regulations on existing power plants will have on his industry and the Bluegrass State’s economy.  My name is Bill Bissett and…

Taking liberty to the airwaves: BIPPS president Jim Waters on WLAP Thursday morning

Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters will appear on the Leland Conway Show on Lexington’s NewsRadio 630 WLAP-AM on Thursday at 8:05 a.m. to talk about the federal government’s handouts of surplus military equipment to local police departments. Also, what about that fancy jet the governor’s office was given. Of course, someone paid for that plane, which, even…

Cast a vote that really counts!

Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters has advanced to the semifinals of Think Freely Media’s 2014 Great Communicators Tournament with his video about the Institute’s Intrastate Coal and Use Act. Watch it here. Jim is the only Kentuckian in the semifinal round and needs our help to move on and win the $10,000 prize being awarded…