A nonprofit publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

Federal energy program grants to support education, low-income communities and energy security

Gov. Andy Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman have announced more than $600,000 in U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program grants will support Kentucky education, reduce the energy burden in low-income communities, and improve energy security. The federal program provides annual funding to enhance energy security, advance state-led energy initiatives, and maximize...

Nearly $1 million in grants awarded to 21 Kentucky counties to clean up illegal open dumps

Gov. Andy Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman announced approximately $955,000 in grant funding has been awarded for the cleanup of 121 illegal dumps in 21 counties across the Commonwealth. “Illegal dump sites are a blight on this beautiful state of ours,” Beshear said. “Cleaning these will not only restore properties but will provide a healthier environment for...