Solar http://wkms.org en Kentucky Reacts to New EPA Rules http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-reacts-new-epa-rules <p>The new Environmental Protection Agency rules seek to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030.&nbsp; State's heavily dependent on coal, like Kentucky, are expected to have some flexibility in meeting a new standard.&nbsp; Still, Kentucky Coal Association President Bill Bissett believes an already diminished eastern Kentucky mining industry would suffer more job losses and says the potential impact goes beyond the coal fields to all manufacturers.</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 11:51:28 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41009 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Reacts to New EPA Rules Clarksville Plant Laying Off Workers Before Production Starts http://wkms.org/post/clarksville-plant-laying-workers-production-starts <p></p><p></p><p>Officials with Michigan-based Hemlock Semiconductor say they’re laying off three-fourths of their Clarksville employees shortly before production there was to begin. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:21:17 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 26783 at http://wkms.org Clarksville Plant Laying Off Workers Before Production Starts