Freya and Caecilia here! We're taking over this Blog for a bit until Jens is back.
The following is a copy of Kentucky Resources Council's newsletter:
(WE are so thankful for all of the support and information that we have received from KRC in the past! Their newsletter is amazing and sums up what everyone needs to know about e-waste and legislation specifically here in Kentucky). Please support KRC and support Kentucky Heirs To Our Oceans in their efforts of addressing the e-waste issue.
Electronic Waste: Making the Case for E-Waste Recycling
During August, our Center for Environmental Policy team published "Electronic Waste: Making the Case for E-Waste Recycling Programs." This in-depth examination of the growing problem of e-waste introduces us to several solutions that can tackle this issue.
Liz Edmondson, KRC Staff Attorney brings us this second CEP paper and is available online. Learn more about why it is so important to repair what you can and responsibly dispose of those electronics that are beyond repair.
Read more from the second publication from the Center for Environmental Policy.
Read "Electronic Waste: Making the Case for E-Waste Recycling Program Tonight Panel Focuses On Energy Policy
KRC Director Tom FitzGerald was featured as one of four panelists on KET - Kentucky Educational Television's Kentucky Tonight.
This panel discussed what the future of energy in Kentucky and featured Tyler White, president of the Kentucky Coal Association; Matt Partymiller, co-owner of Solar Energy Solutions; Lonnie Bellar, chief operating officer for LG&E and KU; and our own Director Tom FitzGerald.
Watch the KET panel featuring Tom FitzGerald Our Kentucky Environmental Leadership Institute team is hard at work to the draft the beginning stages of the first set of program offerings. We envision that the Institute will focus on training opportunities for legal professionals and opportunities for community leaders.
We are now asking for your help! This is your opportunity to help shape the Kentucky Environmental Leadership Institute. Please take a moment and fill out the surveys, one of which is tailored for legal professionals, and the other for community advocates. Your answers will help us understand your needs and interests, and will shape our program offerings and designs!
Surveys will close on September 17, 2019.
We hope to reach as many as possible. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey that is relevant to you and then share this survey link with others who you think would be interested in this program as well!