HJR 56 Subcommittee on Small Wastewater Treatment Plant Risk to Meet Monday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 23, 2016) – The House Joint Resolution 56 (HJR56) Subcommittee on Small Wastewater Treatment Plant Risk is scheduled to meet June 26, 2017  at 11 a.m. in Conference Room 316, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky.

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Important Reminders for Debris Removal, Floodwater Safety Issued from Department for Environmental Protection

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.

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Kentucky Mine Safety Director Earns National Award

Jim vicini picKentucky’s Division of Mine Safety Director Jim Vicini is the 2017 recipient of the National Holmes Mine Rescue Association Man of the Year Award.

He was presented the award at the national meeting in Traverse City, Michigan June 8.

This prestigious award, given once per year, dates back to the early 1900’s, when the Joseph A Holmes Safety Association (JAHSA) was created to modernize and improve mine safety across the nation.

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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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Waste Water, Drinking Water Advisory Councils to Have Joint Meeting

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 9, 2017) – A joint meeting of the Kentucky Waste Water and Drinking Water Advisory Councils will be held on June 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the 300 Sower Building, Training Room C, Frankfort, Ky.

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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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