WERU News Report 7/2/13

Producer/Host: Carolyn Coe

Issue: coal mining and alternatives for central appalachia

Program Topic: Kentuckians for the Commonwealth’s efforts in central appalachia

Key Discussion Points:
a) challenges to diversifying eastern Kentucky’s economy
b) KFTC’s energy audit and retrofitting project
c) environmental and health impacts of coal mining in eastern Kentucky

Carl Shoupe, active member of the Harlan County chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
Michael Prewitt of the Harlan Drive Band

FMI: www.kftc.org