Skip to main navigation Skip to main content
DCA Resource Library
Resource TitleDescriptionProgram

​This workbook will help Kentucky racetracks evaluate their environmental footprint.

Green Resources

An inforgraphic of the annual member accomplishments for the KY EXCEL program.

Green Resources

​A list of companies that currently perform air pollution tests. (Note: The Commonwealth of Kentucky does not endorse any companies or individuals)

Compliance Assistance
The EPA provides technical air pollution training to state, tribal and local air pollution professionals.
Compliance Assistance

This presentation highlights some of the funding available for biomass-to-energy projects.

Compliance Assistance

This presentation covers how the USDA can assista anaerobic digestion progects through support and funding. 



Compliance Assistance

This presentations illustrates how current and future regulations make energy production through biomass attractive.




Compliance Assistance

​Frequently asked questions for Annual Compliance Certification Submittals.

Compliance Assistance
A quick reference guide on Arsenic and Clarification to Compliance and New Source Monitoring Rule. This rule improves public health by reducing exposure to arsenic in drinking water.
Compliance Assistance
This EPA technical handbook is intended to help small drinking water systems make treatment decisions to comply with the revised arsenic rule.
Operator Certification and Licensing
This EPA fact sheet will help you understand the basics of asset management for local officials and their vital role in successfully implementing an asset management program.
Operator Certification and Licensing
A best practices guide for asset management. This guide will help you understand what asset management means, the benefits of asset management, best practices in asset management and how to implement an asset management program.
Operator Certification and Licensing
This EPA guide is designed for owners and operators of small community water systems (CWSs). This guide presents basic concepts of asset management and provides the tools to develop an asset management plan.
Operator Certification and Licensing
This nonprofit association promotes the redevelopment of brownfield properties.
Brownfields
A guide to evaluate compliance with federal environmental regulations that are applicable to the automotive repair industry.
 
 
Compliance Assistance
Practices and procedures associasted with safe management of hazardous washes involved in automotive repair.
 
 
Compliance Assistance
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) site provides information on AWWA education opportunities.
Operator Certification and Licensing
An overview of the drinking water and wastewater operator-in-training certifications.
Operator Certification and Licensing

​This fact sheet provides an overview of biomass boilers, financial assistance opportunities, permitting/authorization requirements and compliance resources.

Compliance Assistance

This presentation covers renewable energy options in Kentucky with a focus on biomass energy.

Compliance Assistance
This EPA document discusses biosolids technology in multi-stage anaerobic digestion.
Operator Certification and Licensing

This brochure is a summary of the regulations controlling air emissions from industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers located at area sources.

Compliance Assistance

This guide is designed to help small businesses determine if and how they are affected by the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Area Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers.

Compliance Assistance

This document includes videos, publications, websites, and important dates that make complying with the area source rule easier. 

Compliance Assistance

Kentucky's Brownfield Redevelopment and Reuse Program can assist non-profit, governmental, and quasi-governmental organizations redevelop properties that have, or are perceived to have, environmental contaminuation.

Brownfields
This EPA fact sheet will help you understand how forming and having a team can help your water system successfully implement an asset management program and the components of a successful asset management team.
Operator Certification and Licensing

​This interstate and interagency initiative helps those wishing to redevelop brownfield properties in Central Appalachia.

Brownfields
CUPSS is a free, easy-to-use, asset management tool for small drinking water utilities. CUPSS can be used to help develop a record of assets, a schedule of required tasks, an understanding of the utility's financial situation and a tailored asset management plan.
Operator Certification and Licensing

​Healthcare facilities like hospitals, pharmacies, doctor offices and laboratory clinics must manage many kinds of waste unique to their industry. Chemotherapy agents are one form of waste these types of facilities can produce. The requirements and recommendations for disposal may vary because of the specific characteristics of the waste.

Compliance Assistance
 Operator Certification and Licensing
The EPA's website explaining climate change and what can be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Compliance Assistance
This nonprofit organization supports a voluntary greenhouse gas emissions registry, creating a common standard for measuring and tracking greenhouse gas emissions and promoting full and public disclosure of those emissions.
Compliance Assistance
This EPA fact sheet discusses the importance of proper operation and maintenance of a collection system. It also provides information on collection system sewer cleaning and inspections.
Operator Certification and Licensing
This EPA fact sheet discusses collection systems and the conventional gravity method in sewers.
Operator Certification and Licensing
This EPA fact sheet discusses proper operation and maintenance and how it relates to combined sewer overflows.
Operator Certification and Licensing
This EPA fact sheet discusses combined sewer overflows and how storage is often the best measure for attenuating peak combined sewer flows. This fact sheet describes near-surface, off-line retention basins.
Operator Certification and Licensing
This tool will help organizations routinely assess their environmental compliance needs. Being proactive and ensuring that the organization is meeting its environmental needs and responsibilities will enhance the organization's reputation, instill a sense of pride among its employees and serve as a tool to maximize financial profits.
Compliance Assistance

Learn about federal and state environmental obligations in plain language. Look for the center specific to your industry or sector. Examples include printing, construction, automotive service and repair, agricultural and local government. You can also access compliance tools and online training. ​

Compliance Assistance
This EPA guide discusses how to protect the health of customers by limiting the amount of arsenic drinking water to reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases. The guide gives information on how the arsenic rule affects your system, strategies to reduce arsenic in your drinking water and the monitoring and reporting responsibilities under the arsenic rule.
Operator Certification and Licensing

​Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center maintains a consultant directory of companies that provide a variety of environmental management services. (Note: The Commonwealth of Kentucky does not endorce any companies or individuals.)

Compliance Assistance
This site is a resource for information regarding financing brownfield projects. 
Brownfields
A best practices guide for cross-connection control that discusses the importance of controlling cross-connections and preventing backflow occurrences from unprotected cross-connections in the water system.
Operator Certification and Licensing

A compliance guide, revised in February 2015, for the New Sourcer Performance Standard (40 CFR 60, Subpart OOOO) for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission, and Distribution. This guidance includes informaiton for well drilling and post-drilling operations.

Compliance Assistance
 Operator Certification and Licensing

​New technology-based standards have been released by the EPA to reduce the discharge of mercury and other metals used by dental offices into publically owned treatment works (POTWs, municipal sewage treatment plants).

Compliance Assistance
The DMR Manual, revised in January 2017, is a guide that explains DMR-required calculations, reporting procedures and DMR submission using NetDMR.
Compliance Assistance

​This fact sheet explains how farms may use distillers grains for livestock or to apply to land.

Compliance Assistance

​This fact sheet explains how distillers grains are marketed and the environmental requirements that apply to them.

Compliance Assistance
A best practices guide for distribution systems that discusses the importance of maintaining your distribution system.
Operator Certification and Licensing
Information on the Drinking Water Academy that provides online training and information to ensure that water professionals, public officials and involved citizens have the knowledge and skills necessary to protect our drinking water supply.
Operator Certification and Licensing