meeting2 500

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/25/13) – Madisonville Community College (MCC) hosted the third meeting of the Special Subcommittee on Energy on Friday, September 20, in the Quad Room of the Brown Badgett, Sr. Energy and Advanced Technology Center.

Senator Jared Carpenter and Representative Richard Henderson co-chaired the meeting. Local legislators in attendance were Senator Jerry Rhoads, Senator Dorsey Ridley, and Representative Jim Gooch.
 
The agenda focused on the future of western Kentucky coal and included presentations from David Moss, Vice President/Director of Governmental Affairs – Kentucky Coal Association; Rusty Ashcraft, Manager of Government Affairs and Environmental Policy – Alliance Coal, LLC; and David Clardy, Vice President of Matrix. The subcommittee also heard from Gary Whisman, Executive Director of the Kentucky Coal Academy (KCA); Danny Knott, Director of KCA MCC Mine Rescue Training, and Ricky Caskey, KCA MCC Mine Fire Brigade.
 
Following the Subcommittee meeting, legislators were offered the opportunity to tour local underground and surface Alliance Coal, LLC mines.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Joyce Riggs

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 6699

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 13, 2015 6230

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 5133

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 4563

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3417

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 02, 2015 8489

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 6712

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 6699

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 18, 2015 4563

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 19, 2015 1392

ATV Ride, Cookout Raises Funds for Shanice Bean…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 1084

MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

by Lt. Billy Poe
April 18, 2015 865

Market Commentary - April 18, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
April 18, 2015 589

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 537

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 534

Keeping the Faith - 'God Smiles'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 18, 2015 500

TVA's Regional Energy Resource Council to Meet in…

by Tennessee Valley Authority
April 18, 2015 493

Hooked on Science - Skewer a Balloon

by Jason Lindsey