A judge has ruled with the coal industry in a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency. It’s a victory for the industry, but the decision could have little practical meaning for Kentucky’s coal mines. The judge ruled the EPA overstepped its authority when it instituted an “Enhanced Coordination Procedure” in 2009 to evaluate permits for […]
The Kentucky Resource Council’s Tom Fitzgerald has been given the Heinz award for his environmental work. The Heinz Family Foundation selects environmental leaders once a year to receive a no-strings-attached award of $250,000.