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Energy and Environment Cabinet announces grants to clean up illegal dumps in 20 Kentucky counties

Energy and Environment Secretary Charles Snavely announced today approximately $1.5 million in grant funding has been awarded for the cleanup of 108 illegal dumps in 20 counties across the Commonwealth. “This grant program has been very successful in helping counties clean up their communities, but Illegal dumping is still a problem that affects property values and quality of life across the commonwealth,”...

Environmental Protection Cabinet announces grants to clean up Illegal open dumps in 25 counties

Energy and Environment Secretary Charles Snavely announced that approximately $1.06 million in grant funding has been awarded for the cleanup of 112 illegal dumps in 25 counties across the Commonwealth. “Illegal dumping affects safety, property values and quality of life across the commonwealth,” Snavely said. “This grant program is a great way to assist counties in improving their local communities...

Health and Family Services Cabinet seeking civil penalties for illegal dumping in Estill, Greenup

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is seeking significant civil penalties against various companies and individuals responsible for the dumping of radioactive waste in landfills located in Estill and Greenup counties. The penalties are the result of illegal activity discovered in landfills in early 2016 and target the processors, transporters, and brokers responsible for the transfer...

Environmental Protection Cabinet announces grants to clean up illegal open dumps in 26 counties

Energy and Environment Secretary Charles Snavely announced that approximately $1.75 million in grant funding has been awarded for the cleanup of 139 illegal dumps in 26 counties across the Commonwealth. The funding comes from the Kentucky Pride Fund. “Illegal dumping is a problem that raises significant concerns with regard to safety, property values and quality of life in our communities,” Sec....