Current Job Openings at the Department for Environmental Protection – July 30, 2015

If you are interested in working at the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

  • 42197BRGEOLOGIST I – (Closes 7/31/15)
  • 42251BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST IV – (Closes 8/01/15)
  • 42253BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST IV – (Closes 8/01/15)
  • 42359BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST V – (Closes 8/07/15)

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Public hearing for permit renewal application at Big Run Landfill set for Aug. 25

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 28, 2015) – A public hearing regarding the permit renewal application of the Big Run Landfill is scheduled for Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Boyd County Community Center, 15606 State Route 180, Catlettsburg. The public is invited to attend
and make comments at this hearing.

The Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Waste Management issued a public notice on July 3, 2015 pertaining to the Big Run Landfill permit renewal application.

The name and address of the permit applicant is:

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Wetlands mapping plays role in keeping Daniel Boone National Forest healthy, thriving

Division of Water devotes time, resources to promote wetland health

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John Brumley and Barbara Scott carry equipment for mapping and water quality testing to a constructed wetland in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Photo by Lanny Brannock

It’s  8 a.m. on a muggy Thursday morning in July, and it’s raining steadily. John Brumley and Barbara Scott, veteran scientists in the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s Division of Water, are headed deep into the Daniel Boone National Forest to look for wetlands to document, map and assess. They have an idea of where these areas are, but the terrain is daunting and the roads narrow. A small Jeep carrying two crew and equipment is winding its way along small roads with an idea, but no real certainty of where wetlands were constructed in the forest 30 years ago. But the wetlands serve so many purposes, dealing with the terrain, the rain and the remote location is worth it. Continue reading

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Current Job Openings at the Department for Environmental Protection – July 23, 2015

If you are interested in working at the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

  • 42030BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST IV – (Closes 7/23/15)
  • 42049BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST V – (Closes 7/24/15)
  • 42054BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST II – (Closes 7/24/15)
  • 42092BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST IV – (Closes 7/25/15)
  • 42090BRENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGIST SUPERVISOR – (Closes 7/25/15)
  • 42153BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST IV – (Closes 7/27/15)
  • 42197BRGEOLOGIST I – (Closes 7/31/15)
  • 42251BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST IV – (Closes 8/01/15)
  • 42253BRENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST IV – (Closes 8/01/15)

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The Marketplace for Recycling Commodities publication available

The Marketplace

The latest issue of  The Marketplace, July 2015, is available for download. In it you’ll find a study about packaging at material recovery facilities, the market prognosis for recyclable materials and current prices for recycled goods.  Continue reading

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SNIPS

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 Not all news needs to be covered through an extended article. But it is still important that you know about activities and decisions that may affect your business, communities and families. To help keep you informed, the Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) routinely compiles a short listing of state and federal topics that we call SNIPS. If you have Continue reading

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Environmental Protection strategic plan available

Plans strive for transparency in agency activities for coming fiscal year

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KYDEP) is pleased to announce the completion of its 2016 strategic operational plan. Each year, the six agency divisions, the Division of Water, the Division of Waste Management, the Division of Air Quality, the Division of Enforcement, the Division of Compliance Assistance, and the Division of
Environmental Program Support develop these plans to provide a transparent look into the agency’s activities and environmental priorities for the state fiscal year.

The plan can be found by clicking this link Strategic Operational Plan for State Fiscal Year 2016.

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