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Archived news releases are available below. Click on a title to view the full text. If you would like to receive news releases from MACED, contact us to be added to the recipient list.


MACED Receives $2 Million from the Appalachian Regional Commission to Support Economic Transition in Eastern Kentucky (August 2016)


MACED President Peter Hille's Statement on the RECLAIM Act. (February 2016)


MACED's statement of support for the Clean Power Plan. (August 2015)


MACED's statement about the U.S. Department of the Interior's new stream protection rule. (July 2015)


Johnson County Flooding and Recovery Statement. (July 2015)


MACED released a strategic plan that shapes the organization's next five years of work. It defines how MACED will pursue its strategies toward a Just Appalachian Transition. (May 2015)


MACED President Peter Hille releases op-ed on the early accomplishments of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region Initiative (SOAR). (May 2015)


MACED, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth and the Appalachian Citizens' Law Center issue a joint press release on recent visit by White House advisor to eastern Kentucky. (May 2015)


Peter Hille Named as MACED's New President. (February 2015)


Maxson to resign at end of February, join Babcock Foundation. (January 2015)


MACED releases statement on announcement of President Obama's proposed budget plan to aid Central Appalachian communities. (February 2015)


MACED President Justin Maxson’s statement on announcement of new carbon emissions standards.(June 2014)


MACED President Justin Maxson's statement about most recent SOAR announcement. (March 2014)


MACED President Justin Maxson releases statement on the Mountain Parkway investment announcement. (January 2014)


MACED's statement about federal Promise Zone designation in Kentucky. (January 2014)


How$martKY™ made permanent by Public Service Commission. (September 2013)


MACED continues to be a model in carbon emission retirement. (August 2013)


MACED President reacts to Obama's climate change announcement. (June 2013)


The Opportunities for Distributed Renewable Energy in Kentucky. (June 2012)


Long-Term Approaches to Appalachian Investment Needed Given Region’s Coal Projections. (March 2012)


WMMT's video follows energy specialists on a home energy audit through How$martKY™. (January 2012)


MACED Receives $116,000 from Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network’s “Create Jobs for USA” Program (November 2011)


Forest Landowner Pete Mcneill Receives Over $24,000 In Carbon Offset Payments Through The Appalachian Carbon Partnership (September 2011)


Four Groceries in Appalachian Kentucky Receive USDA Grants to Save Energy. (September 2011)


Kentucky Solar Partnership and Appalachia – Science in the Public Interest present a series of training classes on solar PV. (August 2011)


New Edition of the Kentucky Forest Landowner’s Handbook Now Available. (June 2011)


EarthColor Joins the Appalachian Carbon Partnership to Support Sustainable Forest Management in Central Appalachia. (April 2011)


MACED Wins East Kentucky Leadership Foundation Award
New Hazard Location is Open for Business
(May 2011)


EarthColor Joins MACED’s Appalachian Carbon Partnership to Support Sustainable Forest Management in Central Appalachia (April 2011)


Building Clean Energy Careers in Kentucky (November 2010)


Reduce your carbon footprint with Appalachian Forest Offsets (March 2010)


Report Ties State Prosperity to Investment in Working Families (March 2010)


Report shows economic impact of payday lending in Kentucky (February 2010)


Appalachian Carbon Partnership launched (December 2009)


First time ever! MACED retires carbon offsets; landowners get paid (October 2009)


MACED receives $2 million in stimulus funds (October 2009)


New energy microloan now available (September 2009)


MACED Wins Innovative Nonprofit Award (October 2008)


Kentucky’s Working Families Struggling to Make Ends Meet
New Report Finds 30 Percent of Kentucky Working Families are Low-Income
(October 2008)


MACED receives a $1,098,698 CDFI award (August 2008)


Report recommends greater state support for entrepreneurs and small businesses in Kentucky (August 2008)


MACED Energy Specialist Becomes a Certified Energy Manager (July 2008)


MACED Launches Energy Efficient Enterprises Project (May 2008)


Study Identifies Challenges to Providing Child Care in Appalachian Kentucky (January 2008)


Carbon Credit Brochure Now Available (August 2007)


First Forest Landowner Signs on to New Carbon Credit Program (June 2007)


Common Cents Financial Initiative Launched (June 2007)


Business Development Activities Report is Published (May 2007)


High Road Initiative is Launched (April 2007)


MACED becomes a certified aggregator for the Chicago Climate Exchange (March 2007)


Details on the removal of MACED's mural (February 2007)


Winter 2006 newsletter now available online (December 2006)


MACED President joins Rural Advisory Committee (November 2006)


MACED Releases Health Care Report (September 2006)


MACED is Awarded CDFI Program Funds (August 2006)


Kentucky's Economic Development Spending Lacks Accountability (November 2005)


Editorial on payday lending written by Jonathan Harrison, MACED business development director. Printed in the September 26, 2005 edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader.


MACED Receives $750,000 for Lending to Small Businesses in Appalachian Kentucky (August 2005)


MACED Honored with Regional Innovator Award for Small Business Assistance Efforts (June 2005)


First FastTrac New Venture Class Graduates (May 2005)


Community Trust Bank Makes Investment in MACED (April 2005)


MACED Recognized as Innovative Agriculture Lender (September 2004)


MACED Launches New Matching Loan Program for Small Businesses (September 2004)


The Kentucky Forest Landowner’s Handbook is Now Available - Free for Kentucky Landowners (August 2004)


MACED Opens Eastern Kentucky Office (July 2004)






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