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"MACED understands that systemic change in eastern Kentucky requires the government to be an effective partner in the development of the region. State government has the power to create the conditions needed for positive economic development to happen, turn demonstrations and local strategies into scaled programs, and remove barriers to social, economic and environmental progress. MACED seeks to advance a state policy agenda that supports green job creation, poverty alleviation and improved environmental and health conditions through investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy."

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Take action on Clean Energy Bills

by Lisa Abbott — last modified Feb 22, 2015 11:25 AM

Please take a moment to contact Kentucky legislators in support of these clean energy policies!
 
You can contact lawmakers through the legislative message line (1-800-372-7181) or by sending an email message through the General Assembly's website. You can usually leave multiple messages with just a single phone call.

1)   Action Item #1: Please call or email your own Representative, members of the House Tourism and Energy Committee, and House Leadership. Ask them to support and hold a hearing on SB 190, the Clean Energy Opportunity Act. This bill asks utilities in Kentucky to ramp up their renewable energy generation and energy efficiency programs over the next ten years. 
 
2)   Action Item #2: Please call or email your own Representative, members of the House Tourism and Energy Committee, and House Leadership. Ask them to support and hold a hearing on HB 339, the Clean Energy Opportunity Act. This bill asks utilities in Kentucky to ramp up their renewable energy generation and energy efficiency programs over the next ten years.
 
Thank you for all you do.

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