The Environmental Protection Agency has told states to submit a plan on how they will cut carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030. The Kentucky Coal Association says all five major candidates for governor have pledged they will not submit a plan.
It is likely a wise political strategy. While
Jack Conway is the likely Democratic nominee for governor. Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott are all vying for the Republican nomination on May 19.