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Quarles signs MOU to coordinate efforts between Kentucky Department of Agriculture and EPA

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish collaborative efforts and foster relationships between agencies, Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced. “The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is honored to enter into this new memorandum of understanding with the...

UK, Somerset Community College sign MOU for University Center of Southern Kentucky

The University of Kentucky and Somerset Community College (SCC) have signed a memorandum of understanding with the University Center of Southern Kentucky. This new partnership provides SCC students with an opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree from UK on the community college’s campus in Somerset. Students will first attend SCC to obtain their associate degree and then transfer to the partnering...

Public Service Commission rejects South Kentucky RECC power purchase deal with Morgan Stanley

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has rejected a proposal by South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. to enter into a long-term agreement to purchase power through Morgan Stanley Capital Group, Inc. In an order issued Thursday, the PSC found that the deal with Morgan Stanley violates South Kentucky’s obligation to purchase most of its electricity from the East Kentucky Power Cooperative...