Climate change topic of Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment Sept. 17-18

Pending rules from the federal Environmental Protection Agency which will place limits on greenhouse gas emissions will have economic, policy and technological impacts on Kentucky.

Those issues will be given a great deal of discussion as experts from across Kentucky and the nation discuss these impacts and strategies during the 37th Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment.

Other sessions will include discussions of options or potential pathways for Kentucky to comply with the federal climate agenda while ensuring our citizens and industry have affordable, reliable access to electricity.

The conference is Sept. 17-18 at the Lexington Convention Center.

To register and view an agenda, visit http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/conference.aspx. The cost is $200 for the full two-days of sessions; $125 for the first day, and $100 for day two.

Exhibitors and vendors with environmentally related services and products are welcome. Booth space is $300 and includes one registration. Exhibitors also can sign-up and pay at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/conference.aspx.

There are a limited number of scholarships available for K-12 teachers and students to attend the conference. Each scholarship is valued at $200 and covers the registration fee. For additional information, contact Tammy Hurst by email to Tammy.hurst@ky.gov.

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