Certification of Wastewater System Operators Board to Meet Dec. 19

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 14, 2017) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators (wastewater board) will meet Dec, 19 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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Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators Board to Meet Dec. 19

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 14, 2017) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will meet Dec. 19 at 2 p.m. in conference room 111, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601.

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Annual Compliance Certification, Semi-Annual Monitoring Report Deadlines Upcoming, Training Opportunity Available

The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) will be holding a training workshop on Annual Compliance Certification (ACC) and Semi-Annual Monitoring Report (SAMR), which all air quality permit holders must submit to the Division for Air Quality (DAQ) by Jan. 30, 2018.

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Student Nominations Sought for EcoArt Contest

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2017) – It’s that time of year again! The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) is soliciting nominations for the 2017–18 EcoArt Contest. The contest, which is in its ninth year, provides an opportunity for students to gain statewide recognition for their artwork as it relates to Kentucky’s environment.

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2017 Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment Video Online

If you missed part or all of the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment, or just want to experience it again, now is your chance to read about it, or to see it all, session by session on video through the Cabinet’s website.

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Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance 2017 Annual Report Available Online

The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) is pleased to announce the release of the Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report. Our Excellence in Motion shows how our actions reflect our mission. DCA increased their outreach efforts and the number of training events. We continue those efforts while we focus on doing things in more efficient and innovative ways. DCA improves regulatory compliance, achieves exceptional performance and enhances the quality of Kentucky’s environment and communities by:

  • Certifying qualified environmental professionals
  • Helping entities comply with Kentucky’s environmental requirements
  • Facilitating environmental stewardship
  • Assisting with redevelopment of brownfields

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Energy’s Future, Gov. Bevin Headline Final Day of Governor’s Conference in Lexington

Day Two of the 41st annual Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment saw both the theoretical, the practical and a call to action by Gov. Matt Bevin to close out the sessions.

More than 200 people then attended the awards luncheon at the Lexington Convention Center at which 10 awards were given out to those individuals or businesses honored for preserving and enhancing this beautiful state of ours through energy efficiency, soil conservation, mine land reclamation, farmland stewardship or innovation.

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