The wind howled and the temperatures were brisk, but more than 30 eager volunteers pulled on their parkas and grabbed a trash bag to do litter pickup around the 300 Sower Building as part of Commonwealth Clean-up Week on Wednesday afternoon.
Every year the Department for Environmental Protection honors employees who have gone above and beyond their job titles and duties to protect the environment, educate the public and ensure Kentucky is using and preserving its natural resources in a responsible manner.
Last Monday, Environmental Protection Commissioner Aaron Keatley, Dep. Commissioner Tony Hatton Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely honored 19 individual employees and six teams with outstanding service to the environment.
Save the date! The year 2017 marks the ninth year for the Midwest Residential Energy Conference. The Midwest Residential Energy Conference promotes energy efficient home performance through the education of building science principals.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 26, 2016) – The Kentucky Water Resources Board will meet Oct. 31, 2016 at 1 p.m. in Training Room C, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2016) – The OIL and GAS WORKGROUP will meet from 9 a.m. – noon on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 in the first floor conference/training room A, at the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.
The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection today offered residents of Long Lane in Mt. Sterling an opportunity to temporarily relocate from their homes for an expected period of 90 days while work continues to remediate soil with elevated arsenic levels on some properties.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2016) – The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) has issued a harmful algal bloom (HAB) recreational public health watch for Boltz Lake, located in Grant County, Ky. near Dry Ridge. The recreational public health watch area includes the entire lake.
Water ingested during recreational activities in this lake may increase the risk of gastrointestinal symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Skin, eye and throat irritation and/or breathing difficulties may also occur after contact.