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Kentucky Programs and Resources
Air Pollution Control District
This is the air pollution control agency for the city of Louisville and all of Jefferson County, Kentucky. This agency helps to ensure healthy air for breathing (including an air quality index) while helping local industries and businesses meet local, state and national air emission standards. Please contact this agency if you are a citizen concerned about our air quality, you are aware of an air pollution problem, you think that your business or activity might be regulated or need a permit, and/or you have a question about your permits or responsibilities.
Aluminum Cans Recycling – Aluminum Association
We recycle cans for Habitat for Humanity. We place can boxes around the city and county and collect them as desired by the business. Please contact email@example.com or call for additional information.
Commonwealth of Kentucky
The official state government site for Kentucky.
Department For Environmental Protection
This department oversees the state’s air quality, environmental services, waste management, and water quality.
Division for Air Quality
The Division for Air Quality protects public health and the environment by achieving and maintaining acceptable air quality through operation of a comprehensive air monitoring network, through an effective partnership with air pollution sources and the public to control air pollution at its sources.
Division of Waste Management
This division is organized to handle enforcement, field operations, solid and hazardous waste, program planning, and resource conservation.
Environmental Quality Commission
This Commission facilitates public discussion and resolution of environmental issues, monitors environmental trends and conditions, promotes partnerships to improve and protect the environment for future generations, serves as an advisory board to state officials on environmental matters, and increases public awareness, responsibility, and positive action toward a clean healthy environment.
Kentucky Department of Education
The Department of Education houses information that can help teachers, students and parents with questions they may have regarding kindergarten through 12th grade state education programs.
Save the Barren River – Azel Beckner
Write to the Tourist Commission and the City of Bowling Green, KY about the development of the watershed and riparian region of the Barren River for a kayak rental store.
United States Environmental Protection Agency-Region 4
This agency serves the environmental programs in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.