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

Guests:
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