FY 2018 EPA Brownfield Grant Guidance Announced—Applications Due Nov. 16, 2017

Have a blighted property? Got properties with a questionable environmental history? Chances are you have brownfields. Brownfields are properties that are abandoned or underutilized due to contamination or the perception of contamination. They include a variety of sites, including abandoned schools and hospitals, former factories, mine-scarred lands, gas stations and dry cleaning sites.

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Energy and Environment Cabinet Requests to Opt-Out of Reformulated Gasoline Requirements in Northern Kentucky

Frankfort, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2017) – –Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely has formally requested approval from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency to opt out of the federal reformulated gasoline (RFG) program in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties of Kentucky.

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HJR 56 Committee to Meet Sept. 13

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 12, 2017) – The Kentucky House Joint Resolution 56 Committee will meet September 13 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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Wastewater, Drinking Water Advisory Councils to Meet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017) – The Kentucky Wastewater and Drinking Water Advisory Councils are scheduled to meet Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. in Training Room C, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky.

The agenda is as follows:

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Kentucky Waste Tire Work Group to Meet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 6, 2017) – The Kentucky Waste Tire Work Group will meet on Tuesday, September 12, at 1 p.m. in Training Room C at the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet building, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Agenda:

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Public Comment Sought for E.W. Brown Corrective Action Plan

On January 11, 2017, the Energy and Environment Cabinet  issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) to Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) related to its E.W. Brown Station, in Harrodsburg, Ky.

The NOV was issued due to the detection of selenium in fish tissue from Herrington Lake at concentrations above Kentucky’s water quality standard for protection of aquatic life.

In order to resolve the NOV, KU entered into an Agreed Order with the cabinet on January 30, 2017 that required KU to develop and submit for review and approval a Corrective Action Plan (CAP).

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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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