Division of Water Awarded Opportunity to Apply for Dam Safety Homeland Security Grant

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 27, 2017) -The Kentucky Division of Water has been invited to apply for a pilot project with the U.S. Department for Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate to develop instrumentation monitoring and flood warning systems for dams.

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Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection Strategic Operational Plan Approved for Fiscal Year 2018

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KYDEP) is pleased to announce the completion of its 2018 strategic operational plan.

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Public comment sought on Beech Creek Amendment TMDL of Pond Creek Bacteria, pH and Metals TMDL

Comment Period Ends August 7, 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 7, 2017) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet is seeking public comments until August 7, 2017 on a draft amendment Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) addressing copper impairment on the Beech Creek 0.0 to 3.9 located in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.  Continue reading “Public comment sought on Beech Creek Amendment TMDL of Pond Creek Bacteria, pH and Metals TMDL”

Air Monitoring in Kentucky: It’s all in the Plan

Day in and day out, a network of air monitoring stations keep watch over Kentucky’s air quality.  Scattered across the Commonwealth, these stations contain sophisticated instruments that sample and monitor for pollutants in the ambient (outdoor) air. Continue reading “Air Monitoring in Kentucky: It’s all in the Plan”

Brownfields for Bankers Workshop

Bankers, developers and development agency officials will want to mark their calendars to attend the Brownfields for Bankers Workshop on Aug. 10, 2017. This workshop will provide an introduction to brownfield redevelopment, since developers are increasingly recognizing the value of revitalizing brownfields. Brownfields are properties that are abandoned or underutilized due to real or perceived environmental contamination.

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Harmful Algal Bloom Recreational Advisory Lifted for Boltz Lake in Grant County

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 26, 2017) – The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) are removing the Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) recreational public health watch for Boltz Lake in Grant County effective immediately.

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HJR 56 Subcommittee on Small Wastewater Treatment Plant Risk to Meet Monday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 23, 2016) – The House Joint Resolution 56 (HJR56) Subcommittee on Small Wastewater Treatment Plant Risk is scheduled to meet June 26, 2017  at 11 a.m. in Conference Room 316, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Ky.

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