Kentucky has more coal mines than any other state and has ranked as one of the top three coal-producing states for several decades.
More than nine-tenths of Kentucky's electricity is generated from coal—a higher percentage than any state except West Virginia.
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Features no renewable energy standard or goals.
The counties around Louisville and to the south of Cincinnati (Ohio) are voluntary opt-in areas for the use of gasoline reformulated with ethanol.
Requires a permit and compliance bond for oil and gas well drilling. The permit fee is $350. Compliance bonds begin at $500 per well and increase for deeper wells.
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