alternative energy

4:27 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Mammoth Cave Powered Entirely with Alternative Fuel

Mammoth Cave Tour
Daniel Schwen (Wikimedia Commons)

Mammoth Cave in Kentucky has become the first national park to be powered entirely with alternative fuel. That’s what the executive director of the Kentucky clean fuels coalition told state lawmakers in Frankfort Wednesday. 

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11:18 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Beshear signs HB 559 in Paducah

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear attended a ceremony in Paducah yesterday to sign House Bill 559- legislation clarifying the types of nuclear-based technologies that can be developed and used in the Commonwealth. 

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Afternoon Update
3:54 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/14/12

Kentucky Politics:

The Kentucky Senate Health and Welfare Committee has unanimously approved a bill to help 18-year-olds transition from foster care to independent living.

A Kentucky Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill that calls for a constitutional amendment to allow lawmakers to divide more counties during redistricting.

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3:22 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Sen Paul Opposes Alternative Energy Loan Program

US Senator Rand Paul says the federal energy department should stop its loan guarantee program for companies developing alternative energy products. The Kentucky Republican told Energy Secretary Steven Chu Tuesday some of the loans have gone to wealthy friends of President Obama and that raises questions about the whole program.

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