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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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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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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HJR 56 Subcommittee Makes Recommendations for Small Wastewater Systems to House Local Government Committee

FRANKFORT  – Officials from the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) today appeared before the House Interim Joint Committee for Local Government to present the Department’s report on meeting House Joint Resolution 56, which directed it to identify potential solutions to challenges relating to small wastewater systems.

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Division for Air Quality Shares Best Practices with Mongolian Visitors on Cross-cultural Tour

The Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) was delighted to host some international visitors recently – all the way from Mongolia! Their visit was part of a cross-cultural tour of American cities to learn best practices in air monitoring and pollution prevention at the state level.

The visit was made possible by the U.S. Dept. of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and was organized by the World Affairs Council (WAC) of Kentucky & Southern Indiana.  Members of the Mongolian delegation included:

  • Nyamdavaa Shagdar, Sr. Officer of the Environmental Monitoring Department, Nat’l. Agency for Meteorology & Environment Monitoring of Mongolia;
  • Narmandakh Luvsandorj, Information Technology and Public Affairs Officer, Air Quality Agency of Ulaanbaatar
  • Erdenetsogt Jamiyansuren, Board Chair, Mongolian National Committee on Green Development and Clean Technology

To read more about our visitors, click here.