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

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 19, 2017) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will meet June 20, at 2 p.m. in conference room 111, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky. 40601.

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Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators Board to Meet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 19, 2017) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators (wastewater board) will meet June 20 at 10 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 Energy and Environment Cabinet Calls for Nominations for Annual Environmental Awards

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 5, 2017) – The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is calling for nominations for its annual environmental awards to be presented during the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment on Oct. 19-20 at the Lexington Convention Center.

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EPA Awards $900,000 in Brownfield Grants to Kentucky Communities

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 1, 2017) –– The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected four projects to receive a total of five grants in Kentucky for brownfield assessment or cleanup, the Energy and Environment Cabinet announced today.

Grants awarded to Kentucky communities include:

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Student Artists Honored for EcoART Contest

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 17, 2016) – The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) has selected its 2017 EcoART Contest student winners.

The winners are as follows:

  • Kaylee Thornsbury, Morgan County High School, West Liberty
  • Yedarm Lee, Somerset Christian School, Somerset
  • Savannah Wilder, Pleasure Ridge Park High School, Louisville
  • Heather Bensinger, Mercer County High School, Harrodsburg

Winning artwork can be viewed online at https://tinyurl.com/n6kut2h.

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Workshop for Waste Management and Reduction Held

If your company needs help in dealing with waste, then the Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) has help for you. DCA is hosting a workshop for regulated facilities to understand and comply with waste regulations.

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NetDMR Reporting Changes Announced

Changes are on the way for those who submit a discharge monitoring report (DMR) electronically thorough NetDMR. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) database for electronic submission will be undergoing improvements to make it more accessible, secure and efficient.

As of May 22, all NetDMR users will log in through the EPA Central Data Exchange (CDX) website. Your help is required to make these changes and successfully migrate all NetDMR user accounts to CDX.

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