Monday, July 17, 2017

Natural Gas Building Boom Fuels Climate Worries, Enrages Landowners

They landed, one after another, in 2015: plans for nearly a dozen interstate pipelines to move natural gas beneath rivers, mountains and people's yards. Like spokes on a wheel, they'd spread from Appalachia to markets in every direction.

Together these new and expanded pipelines — comprising 2,500 miles of steel in all — would double the amount of gas that could flow out of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. The cheap fuel will benefit consumers and manufacturers, the developers promise. Read More

Monday, February 27, 2017

Please Help Protect Kentucky Neighborhoods' Rights

Hi all.  Your allies in communities with planning and zoning need your help.  A developer's dream, HB 72, is in the Senate State and Local Government Committee.  It would impose an effective financial barrier on appeals of zoning decisions from Circuit Court to the Court of Appeals.  It is blatantly unconstitutional, and a slap in the face of neighbors and neighborhood groups in any county with zoning.
Please take a moment to call 1-800-372-7181 with a message for all Senators to "oppose House Bill 72" and if you are, or know, a constituent of any of the Committee members listed below, contact those Senators by email and ask that they oppose House Bill 72. Your friends and allies appreciate your help to protect their appeal rights!

The members are: Sen. Joe Bowen [Chair]
Sen. Stan Humphries [Vice Chair]
Sen. Ralph Alvarado
Sen. Denise Harper Angel
Sen. Christian McDaniel
Sen. Morgan McGarvey
Sen. Dorsey Ridley
Sen. Albert Robinson
Sen. Wil Schroder
Sen. Dan "Malano" Seum
Sen. Damon Thayer