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This fact sheet provides an overview of how to properly dispose of aerosol cans.

Compliance Assistance
Jointly sponsored by the EPA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy, this voluntary program encourages the use of methane recover (biogas) technologies at the confined-animal feeding operations that manage manure as liquids or slurries.
Compliance Assistance

​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 gets into the science of anaerobic digestion and potential uses for that energy.
Compliance Assistance
This case study highlights biomass-to-energy projects at Maker's Mark Distillery.
Compliance Assistance
This presentation highlights some of the funding available for biomass-to-energy projects.
Compliance Assistance
This presentation covers how the USDA can assist anaerobic digestion projects through support and funding.
Compliance Assistance
This presentation illustrates how current and future regulations make an energy production through biomass attractive.
Compliance Assistance
This presentation highlights some of the anaerobic digestion projects occurring in Indiana.
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
View the free training video starring NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and including testimonies from large and small shop owners.
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 case study highlights anaerobic digestion processes at Bel Cheese. 
Compliance Assistance

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

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Compliance Assistance
This presentation covers renewable energy options in Kentucky with a focus on biomass to 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 industrial 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 Industrial Boilers.

Compliance Assistance

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

Compliance Assistance
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
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
Compliance assistance materials are available from the U.S. EPA, including training materials, frequently asked questions, compliance guides, planned and ongoing assistance activities, Pollution Prevention (P2) and Environmental Management Systems (EMS) information.
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

​Brief descriptions and electronic resource links for the most common DEP regulations associated with construction and demolition activities

Compliance Assistance

​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 Source Performance Standard (40 CFR 60, Subpart 0000) for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission and Distribution. This guidance includes information for well drilling and post-drilling operations, including how to assess emissions associated with a storage vessel.

Compliance Assistance

​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).

Operator Certification and Licensing
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