Kent Conservation and Preservation Alliance’s (KCPA’s) mission is to protect the environmental resources, the county’s unparalleled cultural and historical heritage and to preserve the county’s way of life for all its citizens. To carry out this mission, KCPA informs the public of proposals that are potential threats, communicates with state and local elected officials, government agencies, other organizations, and acts as both watchdog and advocate. History has shown that there is strong allegiance to protection of values in Kent County, Kent Conservation formed and stood for years as the stalwart protector of Kent County against threats, KCPA continues on their foundational work.
As part of this advocacy effort, we at times encourage our members and supporters to participate in hearings, attend meetings, and to write letters on a particular issue. We remain vigilant in order to protect Kent County for the future. We will also be listing information to other issues in the region that threaten the environmental resources, the region’s unparalleled cultural and historical heritage.
Links to important regional issues.
“Public Service Commission case #9393 raises major concerns about the procedures that are governing energy policy in Maryland and the lack of coordination and planning among the agencies involved. The case referenced involves the proposed construction of high-tension electric transmission lines across a scenic area of the Pocomoke River. The need for this new construction is due to the additional load generated by renewable energy projects that have been accepted in the PJM queue and included in the capacity calculations.” >>> Read More
“The residents of Maryland deserve a cohesive well thought out plan to move forward with renewable energy. All stakeholders including county government, farming interest, and ratepayers need to be included in this planning.” A report to the Power Plant Research Program (PPRP) by the KCPA. >>> Read More