Now they admit it – No electric “circuit” coverage in NextGen Science Standards!

It’s unbelievable. In fact, I think many people doubted me when I first started pointing out that the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) that Kentucky adopted for all its public schools in 2013 (by governor’s fiat) essentially omits all discussion of electrical circuits. But, when I did a word search in the PDF version of…

Is Kentucky’s coal industry being destroyed for no good reason?

Climate experts complain about research to Congress The Heartlander is reporting that 300 climate experts are protesting climate data from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that they claim inflates the amount of global warming which is actually occurring. The experts also take issue with the idea that carbon dioxide is involved with any small…

Bluegrass Beacon: Ideologues’ selective concerns are for the birds

Pollution containing large amounts of ideologically driven hypocrisy and political correctness seeps from unbalanced environmental extremists’ efforts to ensure that Americans don’t forget the catastrophe of the largest oil spill in the nation’s history that occurred five years ago. We should remember and then some. Let’s do all that’s humanly possible to prevent a repeat…

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…