An Official Website of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
The Division for Air Quality's mission is to protect human health and the environment by achieving and maintaining acceptable air quality for all Kentuckians.
The Division of Waste Management's mission is to protect human health and the environment by minimizing adverse impacts on all Kentuckians through fair, equitable and effective waste management programs.
The Division of Water manages, protects and enhances the quality and quantity of the Commonwealth's water resources for present and future generations through voluntary, regulatory and educational programs.
The Division of Enforcement promotes a fair, firm and consistent approach to gaining compliance through the resolution of enforcement cases.
The Division of Environmental Program Support conducts laboratory testing and analysis of environmental samples for DEP and other state agencies.
The Compliance Assistance program provides services to improve regulatory compliance, achieve exceptional performance and enhance the quality of Kentucky’s environment and communities.
Request public records, review annual reports and find information on brownfield redevelopment, environmental compliance, grants and loans, careers and more.
Find and submit electronic forms and search for permitted facilities in the Commonwealth.
Call 1-800-928-2380 or 502-564-2380 to report an environmental emergency, 24/7.
Find more information about our DEP excellence awards, the nomination process, categories including past winners.