Tag: kentucky


Kentucky Emission Inventory Survey due April 13, 2018

On March 9, 2018, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) mailed notification letters to permitted sources that are required to complete a 2017 Emission Inventory Survey (EIS). Notification was also sent by email to the facility contact listed in DAQ’s database. The EIS contains a list of permitted operations and emission factors that allows […]


Kentucky Receives Primacy Approval for Class II Underground Injection Control Program

The October 28, 2016 Federal Register approved primacy for the Kentucky Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class II Program. The final rule will become effective January 26, 2017 unless EPA receives adverse comments by November 28, 2016. Class II wells under the UIC program are used to only to inject fluids associated with oil and natural […]


Kentucky Arrow Darter Listed as Threatened

On October 5th, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) listed the Kentucky Arrow Darter, a small colorful fish found in high-gradient streams in Eastern Kentucky, as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). In addition to listing the Kentucky Arrow Darter as threatened, the USFWS identified critical habitat for the species in Breathitt, Clay, […]


EPA Makes Round 2 Final Area Designations for the 2010 1-Hour SO2 NAAQS: Impacts on Kentucky

On June 30, 2016 the EPA made its second round of designations for areas as “nonattainment,” “unclassifiable/attainment,” or “unclassifiable” for the 2010 Primary 1-Hour SO2 National Ambient Air Quality Standard (SO2 NAAQS). This round of designations was required to be completed by July 2, 2016 as a result of a consent decree issued by the […]


Site Development and Endangered Species – You Have Options in Kentucky!

If you haven’t been through the permitting process on a site development project in a while, chances are you aren’t aware of the growing importance of threatened or endangered bat species on project timelines. For those of us working with telecommunications or mining industries, this has been on our radar for a long time and […]