See ways the Kentucky Division of Waste Management worked to serve the people of the Commonwealth in fiscal year 2012 (July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012). This annual report includes highlights and accomplishments for the following branches within the division:
- Solid Waste Branch
- Recycling and Local Assistance Branch
- Hazardous Waste Branch
- Field Operations Branch
- Underground Storage Tank Branch
- Superfund Branch
- Program Planning and Administration Branch
The division continues to implement its core responsibilities of 1) assisting in the minimization of waste generation and land disposal of wastes, 2) working to increase recycling and the beneficial reuse of materials that might otherwise be disposed, 3) continuing the closure and remediation of historic landfills, Superfund sites, hazardous waste sites and underground storage tank facilities, and 4) conducting timely review of permit applications for solid waste and hazardous waste facilities.
“This report helps showcase the progress made regarding the management of solid and hazardous waste and cleanup of releases to the environment,” said Anthony R. Hatton, director of the Kentucky Division of Waste Management. “Given the challenges, I am proud of the division’s personnel who continue to do their jobs well and, I believe as a result, provide a valuable service to Kentucky citizens and businesses.”
This report, as well as previous annual reports can be found at http://waste.ky.gov/Pages/AnnualReports.aspx.