Energy’s Future, Gov. Bevin Headline Final Day of Governor’s Conference in Lexington

Day Two of the 41st annual Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment saw both the theoretical, the practical and a call to action by Gov. Matt Bevin to close out the sessions.

More than 200 people then attended the awards luncheon at the Lexington Convention Center at which 10 awards were given out to those individuals or businesses honored for preserving and enhancing this beautiful state of ours through energy efficiency, soil conservation, mine land reclamation, farmland stewardship or innovation.

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Cabinet Extends Condolences

The Energy and Environment Cabinet is saddened to learn of the death, Thursday afternoon, of a contractor working on a coal ash pond at the LG&E/KU-owned Ghent Generating Station. The worker was employed by Tetra Tech, which provides consulting and engineering services, including environmental management and cleanup. Our thoughts and prayers go out the family, as well as to the employees at Tetra Tech and LG&E/KU.

Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators Board to Meet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 14, 2017) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators (wastewater board) will meet July 18 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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Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators Board to Meet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 14, 2017) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will meet July 18 at 11:30 a.m. in conference room 111, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601.

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Kentucky House Joint Resolution 56 Committee to Meet Tuesday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 7, 2017) – The Kentucky House Joint Resolution 56 Committee will meet July 11 at 1:30 PM in Conference Room 232, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY. 40601.  Continue reading “Kentucky House Joint Resolution 56 Committee to Meet Tuesday”

Kentucky’s drinking water continues excellence in quality, reliability, annual report shows

Increase in health-based violations result from rule changes and reporting errors

FRANKFORT, Ky. June 30, 2017 – Data from Kentucky’s 441 public water systems show that systems consistently produce excellent quality water and are nearly always in compliance with the Safe Drinking Water requirements, according to the Kentucky annual Drinking Water Report. The report summarizes the compliance data and status of public water system compliance monitoring results. Continue reading “Kentucky’s drinking water continues excellence in quality, reliability, annual report shows”