Oil and Gas Workgroup to Meet August 21

FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 13, 2018) – The OIL and GAS WORKGROUP will meet from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in conference room 332 at the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.

Please arrive early so that you can be checked in.

Agenda:

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Division of Compliance Assistance to Offer Free Intro to Grant Writing and Community Revitalization Workshops

Join us for our free, one-day grant writing workshop, which will provide participants with a solid understanding of grant writing tips and tricks that will help make proposals more attractive to funding agencies.

This workshop will highlight environmental and community development grants, but the materials will be applicable to many other types of grant applications from federal government and foundation funding agencies. The last portion of the workshop will highlight the upcoming  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfield Grant application, BUILD Act information and any changes in guidelines.

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Applications for Illegal Dump and Litter Abatement Grants Sought by Division of Waste Management

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2018) – 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 litter cleanup along public roads.

“These popular grant programs have played an important role in maintaining the natural beauty of communities across the Commonwealth and in helping improve Kentuckian’s quality of life,” said EEC Secretary Charles Snavely.

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Kentucky Waste Tire Work Group Meeting Announced

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 31, 2018) – The Kentucky Waste Tire Work Group will meet on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 1 p.m. in Training Room B at the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet building, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky. 40601.

Agenda items will include updates on Kentucky’s waste tire programs, a presentation on recycling used tires via rubber-modified asphalt technologies, and discussion of old and new group business.

The full agenda is as follows:

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EEC Reminds Citizens of Storm Debris Removal Guidelines

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 27, 2018) – After severe weather left thousands of Kentuckians without power, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet wants to remind residents of the potential risks in cleaning up storm debris.

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Fish Consumption Advisory Group Meeting Announced

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 23, 2018) – A public meeting of the Kentucky Fish Consumption Advisory Group is scheduled for July 26, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Energy and Environment Cabinet building, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky. in room 317.

The agenda is as follows:

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Division of Waste Management Announces Grant Recipients

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 11, 2018) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) today announced that up to $444,988 in grant funding has been awarded for rubber-modified asphalt projects that use crumb rubber manufactured from waste tires.

The grants will be used for the application of chip seal or asphalt overlay to county or metro government roads. Chip seal is a road surface treatment that combines asphalt with fine aggregate, and can extend a road’s life up to eight years.  Asphalt overlay is a new layer of asphalt applied over an existing asphalt surface, and can extend the road life from seven to 10 years.

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