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KCC LEGISLATIVE ALERTS:

The House Standing Committee on Natural Resources & Energy will be meeting this Thursday, 9AM, Room 131 at the Capitol Annex. They will be taking up House Joint Resolution 8, which KCC has ranked as “Oppose.”

The resolution directs the Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District to determine the environmental benefits, related costs, and potential alternatives to the federal reformulated gasoline requirements currently imposed in Jefferson County and partial areas in Bullitt and Oldham Counties. Trying to allow for the opt out of federal EPA reformulated gas requirements.

Please contact the following members of the House Natural Resources Committee if you wish to comment on this resolution:

Rep. Jim Gooch (Chair), Rep. Adam Bowling, Rep. John Blanton, Rep. Charles Booker, Rep. Terri Branham Clark, Rep. R. Travis Brenda, Rep. Randy Bridges, Rep. Myron Dossett, Rep. Jim DuPlessis, Rep. Daniel Elliott , Rep. Chris Fugate, Rep. Cluster Howard, Rep. Suzanne Miles, Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty, Rep. Josie Raymond, Rep. Cherlynn Stevenson, Rep. Jim Stewart, Rep. Rob Wiederstein

We also ask that you comment to this committee on bill HB44, which KCC strongly opposes. As of Wednesday 3:30pm this bill is not on the schedule for the committee’s Thursday meeting, but we anticipate it being voted on shortly.