Excerpt from "Environmentalists protest scheduled speech by EPA head as President Trump considers withdrawing from climate deal:"
More than 100 gathered at Lexington’s Triangle Park to protest a cancelled appearance by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt Wednesday.
KSEC helped coordinate a march and rally against EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt outside the Kentucky Manufacturer's Conference and Trade Show on May 31st. Pruitt was scheduled to speak at the conference but cancelled the evening before the event. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported on the event.
Excerpt from "Controversial EPA chief skips Lexington speech, but groups still protest:"
The groups represented at the protest were the Sierra Club; Kentuckians for the Commonwealth; the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition; Kentucky Interfaith Power & Light; Indivisible KY; Kentucky Jobs with Justice; the Kentucky Alliance against Racist and Political Oppression; and Rubbertown Emergency Action Task Force.
KSEC helped coordinate a march and rally against EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt outside the Kentucky Manufacturer's Conference and Trade Show on May 31st. Pruitt was scheduled to speak at the conference but cancelled the evening before the event.
KSEC partnered with Sierra Club, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, Kentucky Interfaith Power & Light, Indivisible KY, Jobs with Justice Kentucky, Kentucky Alliance against Racism & Political Oppression, and Rubbertown Emergency Action Task Force to host the protest.
Lexington's WUKY covered the protest, quoting KSEC member Emma Anderson of the Centre Environmental Association.
Excerpt from "Pruitt Protesters Promise A Fight On Climate Accord:"
Emma Anderson, a soon-to-be senior at Centre College, says the environmental about face has her fellow students speaking up.
Members of the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition rallied outside the Kentucky Educationial Television debate between Senate candidates Lexington Maor Jim Gray and incumband Senator Rand Paul.
Excerpt from ABC 36 WTVQ's "FIRST AND ONLY GRAY-PAUL SENATE DEBATE GETS HEATED":
There was also one smaller group that did not chant either candidate’s name. That group of young voters said they want to hear the candidates address environmental issues.