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Kentucky Coal

Kentucky Plant Emblematic Of Move From Coal To Gas

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (AP) — In the shadow of Paradise Fossil Plant's aging smokestacks, where white steam and carbon dioxide rise into the sky, outdated ...

Climate Denial Has Bipartisan Support In Kentucky

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.12.2013 | Green

Climate change denial is getting some bipartisan support in the Kentucky Legislature following President Barack Obama's landmark climate change speech...

King Coal Hasn't Abdicated Throne In Kentucky

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's beleaguered coal industry, suffering under economic conditions that have cost the jobs of some 2,000 miners over th...

Governor's Sit-In Day Two: Why Kentucky Can't Wait

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

As the nation's beloved author/farmer philosopher Wendell Berry settled his 76-year-old lanky frame onto the floor of Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's office last night, he picked up a copy of The Tempest.

Coal to Liquid Plan Means a Kentucky Fried Earth

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

At a time when we need to cut our emissions by at least 80 percent to curtail destructive climate change, the idea of nearly doubling global warming pollution from liquid coal ought to be tossed aside.