Yearly Archives: 2016


Pretreatment Program – Reporting Requirements by POTW

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As we are heading into new year, this segment of my blog talks about the reporting required by the POTW for the coming year. Under the Pretreatment Program (Program), POTWs are required to submit Annual Pretreatment Reports to the state (Kentucky Division of Water, for entities in Kentucky). The report documents the status and activities […]


Important Change to Kentucky eForms Submission Process

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Reports or applications that were submitted electronically to the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) in 2016, were most likely completed using the eForms website. Examples include a Division for Air Quality (DAQ) semi-annual monitoring report, a Division of Water (DOW) notice of intent for industrial stormwater discharges, or a Division of Waste Management (DWM) […]


Gina McCarthy signs Risk Management Program Amendments

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Risk Management Program (RMP) amendments are being finalized. EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, signed the rule (prepublication version) on 12/21/2016, and EPA is submitting it for publication in the Federal Register (FR). The final rule will appear on the Government Printing Office’s FDsys website (http://fdsys.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/home.action). The rule addresses accidental release prevention requirements and is a response […]


DAQ Establishes Updated Title V Air Emissions Fee

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On December 2, 2016, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) held a public hearing to establish the Title V air emissions fee for the upcoming year. The fees are used by DAQ to cover all reasonable costs of administering the state air permit program. During the hearing, Margaret Hunter announced that DAQ proposes to […]


SMG Collecting Plastic Lids and Caps to Help Masterson Station Park

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The Lexington Lions Club has a new environmental project that Smith Management Group is participating in. We are collecting plastic bottle caps & lids.  The caps and lids will then be donated by the Lion’s Club who has partnered with a company that turns those items into sturdy heavy-duty benches. The benches will be for Masterson […]