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 Firefighters Gear Up, Take on Kentucky’s Fall Forest Fires

Along with personnel from the Kentucky Division of Forestry North Central Region, Central Region, Headquarters, and the Daniel Boone National Forest, several student crew members from Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) worked the 858 acre Mize Branch II fire in Rockcastle County this past weekend.

The fire was multi-jurisdictional with land from private individuals and the Daniel Boone National Forest being impacted.

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Kentucky Lead Workgroup to Meet Dec. 6

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 4, 2017) – Kentucky’s Lead in Water Workgroup is scheduled to meet Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 1:30 p.m. at 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky.

The agenda is as follows:

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12 Days of Energy Savings can Save You Money for the Holidays

12 Days of Energy Savings

(https://energy.gov/articles/12-days-energy-savings)

Kentucky’s Department for Energy Development and Independence is getting in the energy-saving spirit this holiday with “12 Days of Energy Savings.” Here are a few low-cost or no-cost steps you can take to gain energy savings and ensure your family keeps warm this winter. The average cost in Kentucky for household energy is $2,400 and $3,000 a year for transportation energy. The energy savings tips below have the potential to save 11 percent or $597 a year—a nice gift for you and your family.

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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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