Robin Webb

Politics
3:19 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

State Senate Votes To End Moratorium On Nuclear Construction in Kentucky

Credit Department of Energy

The state Senate this week passed a bill that would lift a moratorium on the construction of nuclear power plants in Kentucky.

The bill is sponsored by Sen. Danny Carroll, a Republican from Paducah. His district is home to the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, which has been in the process of shutting down.

Carroll said lifting the moratorium would help bring jobs that have been lost at the plant.

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Government
12:30 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Kentucky Senator Expresses Concern Over Fracking Waste Dumping

Credit Kentucky Senate courtesy Commonwealth of Kentucky

A Kentucky lawmaker thinks the legislature should consider some regulations on the disposal of wastes generated by hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

State Senator Robin Webb said she’s especially concerned about the potential impact on groundwater.  Webb said Kentucky doesn’t have any rules regarding the disposal of such wastes and companies involved in fracking are considering the Commonwealth to locate dump sites.

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Government
2:53 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Coyote Hunting Bill Approved by State Senate Committee

  Legislation that would allow Kentuckians to hunt coyotes has been approved by the Senate Natural Resources and Environment Committee. 

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