Seeking Nominations for 2015 NSC Small Business and Trade Association Environmental Leadership Awards

The Small Business Administration’s Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs National Steering Committee (NSC) Awards are the states’ premier environmental award program for recognizing outstanding environmental performance, programs and individual(s).

The NSC implements Section 507 of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA). Section 507 requires states to develop a small business environmental assistance program (SBEAP). In Kentucky, this program is part of the Division of Compliance Assistance, Environmental Compliance Assistance Program, which provides detailed air quality technical assistance services to small businesses and also fulfills additional environmental compliance needs throughout the Commonwealth. Continue reading “Seeking Nominations for 2015 NSC Small Business and Trade Association Environmental Leadership Awards”

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2014 Environmental Excellence Awards presented by Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

Winners displayed environmental leadership

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) honored the six recipients of its 2014 Environmental Excellence Awards during an awards luncheon at the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment in Lexington.

Through this awards program, the department recognized the efforts and activities of individuals, businesses or organizations that are committed to protecting and improving Kentucky’s environment.

“The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the Commonwealth’s environment. Through this awards program, we have an opportunity to recognize some of the environmental leaders in Kentucky and use their achievements as examples to others,” said R. Bruce Scott, DEP commissioner. “These awards highlight and honor the strong commitment to environmental stewardship.” Continue reading “2014 Environmental Excellence Awards presented by Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection”

Nominations Sought for DEP Environmental Excellence Awards

The nomination period is open for the 2014 Department for Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Environmental Excellence Awards. These awards were established to recognize the environmental leadership efforts and activities of individuals, businesses and organizations in the state. The DEP awards are in their fifth year and coordinated by the Division of Compliance Assistance to support the mission of recognizing and encouraging environmental stewardship in Kentucky.

The awards include three Environmental Pacesetter awards to recognize exemplary efforts to protect the environment, conserve resources and set an example of environmental stewardship. Continue reading “Nominations Sought for DEP Environmental Excellence Awards”

2013 Environmental Excellence Awards presented by Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

Winners displayed environmental leadership

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) honored the six recipients of its 2013 Environmental Excellence Awards during an awards luncheon at the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington.

Through this awards program, the department recognized the efforts and activities of individuals, businesses or organizations that are committed to protecting and improving Kentucky’s environment. Continue reading “2013 Environmental Excellence Awards presented by Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection”