Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators Board to Meet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 14, 2017) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators (wastewater board) will meet July 18 at 11 a.m. in conference room 111, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601.

The meeting is open to the public.

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Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators Board to Meet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 14, 2017) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will meet July 18 at 11:30 a.m. in conference room 111, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601.

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Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Strategic Operational Plan Approved for Fiscal Year 2018

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KYDEP) is pleased to announce the completion of its 2018 strategic operational plan.

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Kentucky House Joint Resolution 56 Committee to Meet Tuesday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 7, 2017) – The Kentucky House Joint Resolution 56 Committee will meet July 11 at 1:30 PM in Conference Room 232, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY. 40601.  Continue reading “Kentucky House Joint Resolution 56 Committee to Meet Tuesday”

Public comment sought on Beech Creek Amendment TMDL of Pond Creek Bacteria, pH and Metals TMDL

Comment Period Ends August 7, 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 7, 2017) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet is seeking public comments until August 7, 2017 on a draft amendment Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) addressing copper impairment on the Beech Creek 0.0 to 3.9 located in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.  Continue reading “Public comment sought on Beech Creek Amendment TMDL of Pond Creek Bacteria, pH and Metals TMDL”

Air Monitoring in Kentucky: It’s all in the Plan

Day in and day out, a network of air monitoring stations keep watch over Kentucky’s air quality.  Scattered across the Commonwealth, these stations contain sophisticated instruments that sample and monitor for pollutants in the ambient (outdoor) air. Continue reading “Air Monitoring in Kentucky: It’s all in the Plan”

Kentucky’s drinking water continues excellence in quality, reliability, annual report shows

Increase in health-based violations result from rule changes and reporting errors

FRANKFORT, Ky. June 30, 2017 – Data from Kentucky’s 441 public water systems show that systems consistently produce excellent quality water and are nearly always in compliance with the Safe Drinking Water requirements, according to the Kentucky annual Drinking Water Report. The report summarizes the compliance data and status of public water system compliance monitoring results. Continue reading “Kentucky’s drinking water continues excellence in quality, reliability, annual report shows”