SMG files Legislative Updates weekly during Regular and Special Sessions of the Kentucky General Assembly. Our updates focus on Energy, Environmental and Health and Safety issues in Kentucky.
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on the Environment and Economy released an updated draft of “The TSCA Modernization Act of 2015,” on May 13, 2015. This draft intends to reform and modernize the decades-old Toxic Substance Control Act. The TSCA Modernization discussion draft states that “the goal is to provide the public with […]
Are you interested in environmental issues? If so, you need to know what’s going on in both federal and state legislation and regulations. SMG regularly posts updates on federal and state legislation and regulations here. In addition, SMG offers subscriptions to its Regulatory Update and Legislative Update. Regulatory Updates are published monthly, while Legislative Updates are […]
Last week the House Science, Space and Technology Committee voted in favor of a bill requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make the data it uses to write regulations available for public review. The committee intended the action to stop what has been described as EPA’s use of “secret science” to make laws. Rep. Lamar […]
Yesterday’s Interim Joint Natural Resources Committee meeting proved controversial due to the discussion of the new Bluegrass Pipeline. The committee room as well as an overflow room were full of both supporters and mainly protestors. At issue were safety and environmental concerns, and eminent domain issues. The Bluegrass Pipeline’s developers – Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline […]