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The 43rd Annual Governor's Conference on Energy & the Environment

The 43rd annual Kentucky Governor's Conference on Energy and the Environment was held on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. View the 2019 agenda and award recipiants below.

View a detailed agenda here.

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Mary Margaret Lowe and Eugene Lacefield, of Henry County, receive the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Stewardship Award during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment in Lexington, Ky. The award recognizes individuals that best exemplify responsible natural areas management. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

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Lee Andrews, of Frankfort Ky, receives the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves’ Biodiversity Award during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The award recognizes a company or individual that has done outstanding work in the conservation of Kentucky’s rare species. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

Tera Lloyd accepts The Outstanding Forest Steward Award on behalf of her father Dr. Oliver “Herb” Lloyd during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment in Lexington, Ky. The award is given by the Kentucky Division of Forestry. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

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KC Coals, Inc., of Martin County, receives the Excellence in Reclamation Award during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment in Lexington, Ky. The award is given by the Kentucky Division of Reclamation and Enforcement. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

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Smith Brothers Excavating, of Manchester, receives the Excellence in Abandoned Mine Lands Reclamation Award during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The award is given by the Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

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General Motors’ Bowling Green Assembly Plant receives the KY EXCEL Champion Award during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The award is given by the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

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Eden Shale Farm, of Owenton, receives the Environmental Pacesetter Award during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The award is given by the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

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Leggett & Platt, Inc., Winchester Spring receives the Resource Caretaker Award during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The award is given by the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

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The Letcher County Conservation District receives the Community Luminary Award during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The award is given by the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

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Karen Reagor, of Crestview Hills, receives the Kentucky Excellence in Energy Leadership Award, during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The award is given by the Kentucky Office of Energy. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet.

 

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Owsley County School District receives the Kentucky Excellence in Energy Leadership Award, during the Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The award is given by the Kentucky Office of Energy. September 20, 2019. Photo by Kirsten Delamarter/Energy and Environment Cabinet

Environmental awards from the 2018 Governor's Conference

Energy & Environment Awards of Excellence

Nominations are now closed for the 2019 Energy & Environment Awards of Excellence. These annual awards are presented at the Governor's Conference to recognize outstanding individuals, businesses, and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in environmental leadership in the Commonwealth. Find out more about previous years' award recipients below.