Rebecca Shelton, our director of policy and organizing, penned an op-ed for the Lexington Herald-Leader this week.
“We have a tremendous opportunity before us to make our communities safer, healthier places to live and to create thousands of good jobs while doing so. However, we must remain committed to ensuring these outcomes. That’s the message I brought to Congress when I testified before a hearing of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources – and its one I hope Kentucky’s Congressional delegation hears. This is a pivotal point for AML remediation but we must all work together to achieve the economic and community benefits that have long been envisioned by organizations and residents across coal communities.”
Read the full Op-ed here.