The Kentucky Resources Council, Inc. (KRC), a non-profit tax exempt 501(c)(3) corporation, is Kentucky's only comprehensive statewide environmental monitoring, legal and strategic assistance organization. KRC's mission is to promote livable and healthy communities by encouraging and facilitating informed public involvement in environmental issues, and by utilizing administrative and legislative advocacy, litigation, and other tools to protect our built and natural communities from pollution and damage.
Filed suit on behalf of Boyd County residents challenging a 2005 decision of the Boyd County Fiscal Court to allow 42 million tons of New York and New Jersey garbage and sewage sludge to be landfilled at the Big Run Landfill, resulting in odor and stench problems in recent years. KRC, on behalf of a local environmental organization is seeking to end shipment of waste by rail and to limit the geographic area and tonnage of waste;
Represented the Metropolitan Housing Coalition in a utility rate case, resulting in additional protections for vulnerable fixed and low-income utility customers of LG&E and KU;
Represented a citizen’s group in obtaining a court decision that the Bluegrass Pipeline did not have the power of eminent domain for a natural gas liquids pipeline. The Court of Appeals upheld the initial decision that private, non-utility companies do not have the power of condemnation.
Indirect Public Support HelpIndirect public support represents revenue received through solicitation campaigns. This includes funding United Way and other federated fundraising organizations, but does not include donor designated contributions.
Earned Revenue HelpEarned revenue represents income generated in direct exchange for a product or service.Earned income includes income from government contracts.
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