FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 4, 2017) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet’s (EEC) Division of Waste Management (DWM) is calling for grant applications for two of its signature programs, illegal dump cleanup and the cleanup of litter along public roads.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 4, 2017) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) today announced up to $465,753 in grant funding has been awarded for rubber-modified asphalt projects utilizing crumb rubber manufactured from waste tires.
The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KYDEP) is pleased to announce the completion of its 2018 strategic operational plan.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 22, 2017) – Tropical Storm Cindy is due to blow into Kentucky this evening, and could bring with it several inches of rain and damaging winds.
Due to the damage that is possible with this storm, the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) would like to remind everyone that there are specific guidelines for proper disposal of woody and vegetative debris left in the aftermath of severe storms.
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.
Program provides funding for purchase and installation of tire-derived products
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2017) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) today announced that $210,123 in grant funding has been awarded for landscaping and walking trail projects that utilize recycled waste tires.
Recycling, Household Hazardous Waste, Composting programs funded
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2017) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management today announced that 53 Recycling grants, 28 Household Hazardous Waste grants, and five Composting grants totaling $4,619,960 have been awarded to Kentucky counties. The purpose of these grants is to expand recycling infrastructure, reduce the amount of solid waste going into landfills, ensure proper management of household hazardous waste, and help grow and improve composting operations across the state.