The Oil and Gas Workgroup Files Status Report on the Safe Production, Handling and Disposal of Oil and Gas Waste

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 2, 2016) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services has submitted a 32-page status report with the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission from the Oil and Gas Workgroup that contains recommendations for the safe handling of oil and gas waste.

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Kentucky Residential Heating Fuel Prices Among Lowest in Nation

 State Heating Oil and Propane Program tracks weekly costs of residential propane and No. 2 residential heating fuels

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 2, 2016)  – The Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence today announced the state’s residential propane and residential No. 2 heating oil prices have remained consistently low this fall and are among the lowest nationwide.  Warm weather along with steady crude oil prices are the main drivers for costs, reported by the U. S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance 2016 Annual Report Available Online

The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) is pleased to announce the release of the Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report. Last year we celebrated the Decade of Difference, the 10th anniversary of DCA. We reflected over the accomplishments and considered the future of the division. This year, we are putting that reflection into motion. Our Excellence in Motion shows how our actions reflect our mission. DCA provides services that increase environmental knowledge and change behaviors. DCA improves regulatory compliance, achieves exceptional performance and enhances the quality of Kentucky’s environment and communities by:  Continue reading “Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance 2016 Annual Report Available Online”

Kentucky Division of Enforcement 2016 Annual Report Available Online

The Kentucky Division of Enforcement (DENF) is pleased to announce the release of the annual report for the 2016 state fiscal year. The mission of the division is to promote a fair, firm and consistent approach to gaining compliance through the resolution of enforcement cases through:  Continue reading “Kentucky Division of Enforcement 2016 Annual Report Available Online”

New General No Discharge Operational Permit Replaces Expired Permit

A new General Kentucky No Discharge Operational Permit (KNDOP) that was recently signed by the Kentucky Division of Water Director (DOW), will bring no changes for Small and Medium Animal Feeding Operations (AFOs).

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Kentucky Division of Waste Management Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report

See ways the Kentucky Division of Waste Management worked to serve the people of the Commonwealth in fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016).

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Kentucky Division of Water 2016 Annual Report Available Online

The Kentucky Division of Water (KDOW) announces the release of its 2016 Annual Report. This annual report includes highlights and accomplishments for the following branches within the division:

Compliance and Technical Assistance Branch

Resource Planning and Program Support Branch

Surface Water Permits Branch

Water Infrastructure Branch

Watershed Management Branch

Water Quality Branch

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