Free Intro to Grant Writing and Community Revitalization Workshop Set for Sept. 29

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

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Grant Applications Sought for Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training

A grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  that provides funds to train individuals for careers in environmental fields will issue guidance for filling out its grant application in October.

The Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training grant provides funds to nonprofits and other organizations  to recruit and train low-income and minority, unemployed and under-employed people living in areas affected by solid and hazardous waste.

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Manufacturer Sekisui Reaches KY EXCEL Highest Level

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 15, 2017) – Sekisui S-Lec America, LLC, a leading manufacturer of S-LEC PVB film, has upgraded its Winchester, Ky., facility membership in the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection’s (DEP) environmental leadership program, KY EXCEL, to a Master member – the program’s highest level.

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HJR 56 Subcommittee to Meet Aug. 16

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2017) – The Kentucky House Joint Resolution 56 Committee will meet August 16 at 1:30 p.m. in Conference Room 232, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky. 40601.

The meeting is open to the public.

The agenda is as follows:

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Lead in Water Workgroup to Meet Aug. 16

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2017) – Kentucky’s Lead in Water Workgroup is scheduled to meet Aug. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky. 40601.

The agenda is as follows:

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Grayson Air Monitoring Site Part of Rural Trends Study

For nearly two decades, Environmental Inspector Joe Boggs has tended to the air monitors at Grayson Lake in Eastern Kentucky.  This scenic site, located far from major emissions sources, serves as a baseline for air quality in a pristine environment. In this video, Boggs talks about his work and the role of air monitoring in understanding Kentucky’s air quality.

Grayson Air Monitoring Site Part of Rural Trends Study

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

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.

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