If you missed part or all of the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment, or just want to experience it again, now is your chance to read about it, or to see it all, session by session on video through the Cabinet’s website.
The Kentucky Division of Environmental Program Support (DEPS) is pleased to announce the release of the annual report for the 2017 state fiscal year. The mission of the division is to support the mission of the Department for Environmental Protection by:
- Managing all of the administrative functions of the department including budgeting, human resources, facilities, vehicle fleet and information technology;
- Providing analytical laboratory services; and
- Managing the Environmental Response Team for response to environmental emergencies.
Karen Wilson was honored Friday by the Martin School at the University of Kentucky as its Distinguished Alumnus for 2017. The award was presented during the school’s annual Alumni and Friends Reception at the University’s Boone Center.
Wilson is an environmental scientist consultant senior in the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet. She has worked in Kentucky state government for 21 years in the cabinet overseeing environmental protection, natural resources, and energy programs. She has had roles in communications and outreach, legislative, regulatory and intergovernmental affairs, and strategic planning.
The Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 annual report (http://air.ky.gov/Division%20Reports/2017%20ANNUAL%20REPORT.pdf), which details the division’s mission, function and commitment to protecting human health and the environment.
The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) is pleased to announce the release of the Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report. Our Excellence in Motion shows how our actions reflect our mission. DCA increased their outreach efforts and the number of training events. We continue those efforts while we focus on doing things in more efficient and innovative ways. DCA improves regulatory compliance, achieves exceptional performance and enhances the quality of Kentucky’s environment and communities by:
- Certifying qualified environmental professionals
- Helping entities comply with Kentucky’s environmental requirements
- Facilitating environmental stewardship
- Assisting with redevelopment of brownfields
The Kentucky Division of Enforcement (DENF) is pleased to announce the release of the annual report for the 2017 state fiscal year. The mission of the division is to promote a fair, firm and consistent approach to gaining compliance through the resolution of enforcement cases through:
See ways the Kentucky Division of Waste Management worked to serve the people of the Commonwealth in fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017).
This annual report includes highlights and accomplishments for the following branches within the division:
- Solid Waste Branch
- Recycling and Local Assistance Branch
- Hazardous Waste Branch
- Field Operations Branch
- Underground Storage Tank Branch
- Superfund Branch
- Program Planning and Administration Branch