Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Whitfield Issues State Regarding TVA

whitfield ed official 300WASHINGTON, D.C. (11/19/13) – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today released the following statement in response to the Tennessee Valley Authority Board voting to close down units one and two of the Paradise Fossil Plant and to replace them with natural gas turbines.
 
“The Paradise Fossil Plant is the latest casualty in President Obama’s assault on coal and affordable energy. This is completely unacceptable, and unfortunately, the President is making true on a campaign promise that if he was elected, he would bankrupt the coal industry.
 
“As the Chairman of the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, I will continue fighting back against the overzealous regulations of the President and his Environmental Protection Agency. It is also important for the Senate to act.
 
“I will work with Senators McConnell and Paul to do all we can stop President Obama and his EPA at every turn because America's energy future and economic prosperity are too important not to act. I will also continue supporting bipartisan solutions like the proposed bill that I drafted with Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia that would stop the President’s attempts to unilaterally bankrupt the coal industry.
 
“This is an important issue that affects Kentucky’s livelihood. It is worthy of a public debate, and I will continue fighting for that debate on behalf of Kentuckians.”

SurfKY News
Information provided by Chris Pack

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

Posted on 2/2/14
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted

In Other News...

President Obama Awards Brescia University for Service

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/11/14) — Brescia University received the President's Volunteer Service Award for the second year in a… Read More

Portion of Southeastern Parkway Closed July 14 - July 18, 2014

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/11/14) — Southeastern Parkway, the entrance to Landsdowne Subdivision, will be closed from Old… Read More
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 08, 2014 11461

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Death of…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 07, 2014 6083

Madisonville Police Bust Prostitution…

in Top Stories by Major Chris Taylor
July 11, 2014 5191

Madisonville Kmart to Close in October

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 09, 2014 3847

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Alleged…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 09, 2014 2942

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 9,…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 07, 2014 6083

Madisonville Police Bust Prostitution…

in Top Stories by Major Chris Taylor
July 11, 2014 5191

Madisonville Kmart to Close in October

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 09, 2014 3847

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Alleged…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 09, 2014 2942

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 9,…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
July 11, 2014 2206

Local Man Dies After Bike Collides With…

in Top Stories by Robert D. Littlepage

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 08, 2014 1755

Nashville Predators are Coming to the…

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 08, 2014 1645

Owensboro Police Department Reports…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 1547

Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

in News by Abby Shelton
July 09, 2014 1058

Passport Health Plan Announces Contract…

in News by Jill J Bell
July 08, 2014 831

Register Now for 2014 Fall Adult Softball…

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 08, 2014 11461

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Death of…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 2693

Two Vehicle Collision with Injuries

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 2450

Graham Man Arrested on Several Charges

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
July 08, 2014 1614

Greenville Mayor Says DUI Driver Could…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
July 09, 2014 1347

Business Spotlight - My Sister's Stuff

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03