Hemlock, beech and several species of oak make up the more than 2,300 acres of old-growth forest in Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve. It’s one of the largest old-growth tracts in the United States and the largest in Kentucky.
Kentucky has some of the nation’s lowest electricity rates on average, but energy bills aren’t affordable for every Kentuckian.
To address this, in 2021 the Office of Energy policy gathered committed individuals from state agencies, utility companies, and nonprofits and launched its Energy Affordability Work Group.
State Recycling Slows Amid Covid Pandemic While Household Volumes Drive Commercial and Industrial Markets
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Government Recycling Section (KGRS) was selling an average of 2.3 million pounds per year of paper and cardboard.
Now, that number hovers around 1.5 million.
Read more about recycling post-pandemic in this latest addition to LAW.