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August 22, 2018 | Legal Document

E.W. Brown KORA Complaint

Plaintiff Earthjustice asserts violations of the Open Records Act (“ORA” or “the Act”), KRS 61.870, et seq., by Defendants Energy and Environment Cabinet (“Cabinet”) and Charles G. Snavely for failing to make available for inspection requested agency records and, further, failing to provide explanations of the Cabinet’s reasons for withholding those records.

August 21, 2018 | Legal Document

Coal Ash Rule Petition for Review Opinion

These consolidated petitions challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 Final Rule governing the disposal of coal combustion residuals (“Coal Residuals”) produced by electric utilities and independent power plants. See Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System; Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities (“Final Rule”), 80 Fed. Reg. 21,302 (April 17, 2015). Coal Residuals make up “one of the largest industrial waste streams generated in the U.S.”