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What we think: Coal support resolution was a waste of time

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Shelby County Fiscal Court spent time on a resolution to support the coal industry, but we don't understand why it's county business.

We found it curious last week when Shelby County Fiscal Court took meeting time and office time to develop, distribute and pass a resolution supporting the coal industry in Kentucky and decrying strict enforcement of regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency.

We don’t have a problem supporting an industry that is at the core of the economy in parts of Kentucky and contributes heavily to state tax coffers.

We just wonder why it’s a matter of business for the citizens of Shelby County, because coal is hardly a big entity here.


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