That’s a Wrap from the Governor’s Conference

img_1657Energy was the theme of the afternoon on the last day of the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. Energy solutions and utility perspectives comprised the final two sessions of the conference.

More than 200 attended the conference at Lexington’s Convention Center.

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Awards Handed Out at Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment

(FRANKFORT, Ky. Sept. 22, 2016) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet is pleased to announce the individuals and organizations that were honored at the 40th Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment  for making positive contributions to Kentucky’s environment.

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Day Two of Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment Underway

Day Twimg_1651o of the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment started with a coffee wake-up, then dove right into current issues facing Kentucky, including lead in drinking water, TENORM (technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive material), legislative issues and concerns and coal production.

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Harmful Algal Bloom Public Health Watch Upgraded to Warning for Boltz Lake in Grant County

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2016) – The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) have issued a harmful algal bloom (HAB) recreational public health warning  for Boltz Lake, located in Grant County, Ky. near Dry Ridge.  The recreational public health warning area includes the entire lake.

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First Day of Governor’s Conference a Wrap, Full Agenda for Day Two

Lexington, KY (Sept. 21, 2016) – Day One of the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment is in the books.

Sustainimg_1608-copyability in Kentucky was the focus of day one, with speakers from L’Oreal, Toyota, Fort Knox and the Kentucky National Guard promoting initiatives that save energy and protect the environment, while promoting sustainable growth for major companies and energy users.

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Sec. Snavely Opens Governor’s Conference

(Lexington, KY  Sept. 21, 2016) – Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely kicked off the 40th Governor’s Conference on Energyimg_1568 and the Environment with opening remarks where he stressed the need to balance protecting Kentucky’s abundant natural resources with promoting the commonwealth’s economic growth.

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Registration Underway for Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment

Several exhibitors are set up and the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment is about to get underway at the Lexington Convention Center .

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