Summer Edition of Land, Air and Water Available Online

The summSummer LAW cover 2016er 2016 issue of Land, Air & Water is available online now at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/LandAirWater.aspx.  The cover features an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail and was photographed by Chris Oelschlager of Madisonville, Kentucky.

Oelschlager works in the Division of Forestry.

Peruse the pages as we touch on topics from Forestry, Water, Natural Resources, Air, Energy and Nature Preserves.

Please check out these positive stories and let us know if you have any ideas for articles or photographs you would like to submit.

 

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Land, Air and Water Spring Edition Available for Download

The spring 2016 issue of Land, Air & Water is available for download at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/LandAirWater.aspx.  

The cover features a raccoon photographed by ChriRacoon pics Oelschlager in Hopkins County, Kentucky.  Oelschlager works for the Division of Forestry.        

Below are a few of the stories you will find in this issue-

  • Come celebrate – Join our annual Earth Day celebration this Thursday, April 21st.  Check out the vendors that will be on site and read all about the planned festivities on Page 5.

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Fall 2015 issue of Land, Air and Water available for download

The fall 2015 issue of Land, Air & Water  is available for download at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/LandAirWater.aspx. 

Fall 2015 Land Air and WaterThe cover features a shot of the Cumberland River, captured by Harold Kelly of Glasgow. On the inside page, Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Len Peters bids us all a final farewell as he relays his hopes and recounts the last eight years he has spent leading the cabinet.  He also addresses the challenges that come, but he has no doubt, the cabinet will work together to address, ‘make improvements and seek out better and more cost effective ways of doing our work.’

These stories also appear in the fall 2015 issue:

  • Renewable energy – This second-in-a-series of articles about Kentucky’s drive for energy
  • independence focuses on hydroelectricity and how it can be a viable energy source in our state.  Kenya Stump of the Department for Energy Development and Independence answers questions about the history of hydroelectricity, how it works and the challenges facing its growth in Kentucky on Page 1.

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Summer 2015 issue of Land, Air and Water available online

Quarterly publication with news and information on Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet available now

The summer 2015 issue of Land, Air & Water is now available for download at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/LandAirWater.aspx.

On the inside cover, Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Len Peters addresses the ‘positives’ in our

American bald eagle, photographed by Todd Hendricks near Kentucky Lake. Hendricks works in the Waste Management Division.
American bald eagle, photographed by Todd Hendricks near Kentucky Lake. Hendricks works in the Waste Management Division.

continued efforts to protect the environment.  Among them, some innovative ways that our cabinet uses to investigate arson wildfire cases and new techniques for targeting and detecting harmful algal blooms in our lakes and streams.
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The summer 2014 issue of Land, Air & Water is available online

The summer 2014 issue is available for download at
http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/LandAirWater.aspx.  The cover features an amazing view from the top of Pilot Knob in Pilot Knob State Nature Preserve in Powell County.  Photographed by Barry Howard, Frankfort.

On the inside cover, Secretary Peters writes about President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and how the proposed rules are generating a lot of discussion and debate in Kentucky regarding reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Continue reading “The summer 2014 issue of Land, Air & Water is available online”

The winter 2014 issue of Land, Air & Water is available online

The winter 2014 issue is now available for download at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/LandAirWater.aspx.

The cover features elk in Knott County on the former Starfire Mine.  It was photographed by Dave Baker, who works at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Land, Air & Water readers should be familiar with Secretary Peters’ message that has appeared for the past two years on the inside cover of the magazine.  Each quarter, the secretary writes about an important issue or topic, such as highlighting successes within our agencies that make Kentucky a safer and cleaner place to live, or discussing connections between energy policy, environmental regulations and our economy. Continue reading “The winter 2014 issue of Land, Air & Water is available online”

The Summer issue of Land, Air & Water is now available online

The cover features Paintsville Lake in Johnson County, photographed by J. Hamon, who works in the Department for Natural Resources.
The cover features Paintsville Lake in Johnson County, photographed by J. Hamon, who works in the Department for Natural Resources.

The summer 2013 issue is now available for download at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/LandAirWater.aspx

This issue highlights the following articles:

  • Recycling equipment upgrade – The Division of Waste Management’s Kentucky Government Recycling Section recently upgraded its equipment at its paper processing facility in Frankfort.  White paper, mixed office paper, newsprint and corrugated cardboard are collected from your offices each week and processed at the facility.  The money collected from the sale of the recyclables is used to support the operation.  Read about the cabinet’s recycling program and its new equipment on Page 2. Continue reading “The Summer issue of Land, Air & Water is now available online”