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Federal Approval Rescinded for Kentucky Prison

The project would have used public money, including abandoned mine reclamation funds, to build a federal prison on a former coal mine in Letcher County, Ky.


U.S. Department of Justice Withdraws Funding Request for Kentucky Prison

The Dept. of Justice withdrew a funding request for a proposed prison on former mountaintop removal site in Eastern Kentucky.


Proposed Federal Prison in Kentucky Raises Environmental Justice Concerns

Activists and residents are fighting a plan to build a federal prison on a retired mountaintop removal mine and gas drilling site in Kentucky.


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