Yearly Archives: 2015


LOCAL LIMITS: Collection and Analysis of Data

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Since there was more than a month gap since my previous blog posts, I’ll review my previous blogs. In my last blog, I talked about the first step in the calculation of local limits which is Determination of Pollutants of Concern (POCs). Pollutants are designated as POCs, if they are: On EPA’s list of 15 POCs; A pre-existing local […]


EPA Enforcement for FY 2015

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EPA has released their annual results of enforcement, referred to as accomplishments, for fiscal year 2015. The agency estimates a value of $7.3 billion to comply with actions taken in response to their enforcement actions. An additional $3.8 billion would have been added to the $7.3 billion total if a number of large cases lodged […]


SMG supports DiscoverE and Kentucky’s 2016 Future City Competition

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 For the past five years, I have worked with the PTSA to coordinate a DiscoverE program at East Oldham Middle School. I love introducing engineering to young people. This year will be a bit different, though. Teams of students from the EOMS GATES program and many other middle schools in the state are competing in […]


SMG Recognized for Energy Star Award by LEA

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Over the past several years, both the Louisville and Lexington offices of Smith Management Group have worked hard to gain and maintain their Energy Star Certifications.  This year, SMG-Louisville was awarded special recognition from the Louisville Energy Alliance (LEA) and Mayor Greg Fischer.  Below is a complete list of the companies and organizations recognized by Mayor […]


Kentucky Chamber 14th Annual Environmental Conference

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With multiple environmental reporting due at the first of the year, it’s hard to find time to attend Conferences. However, February 9-10 is the 14th Annual Kentucky Chamber Environmental Conference. Several people from SMG will be providing value information on a host of subjects including “Environmental Policy, Politics and the Courts”, “Those Containers and Areas […]