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Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

Kentucky Energy & Environment Cabinet and the Kentucky NEED Project offers teachers hands-on education about energy

By Carrie Searcy and Eileen Hardy The Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence (DEDI) on Feb 21 partnered with the Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project on the second of the four workshops to bring grade-appropriate activities about energy to 21 teachers in grades K through […]

HAB viewer and scientific research helps Kentuckians steer clear of harmful algal blooms

By Lanny Brannock and Melissa Miracle Department for Environmental Protection The phone rang in the office of the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection. Louisville Sports Commission executive director, Karl Schmitt, was calling with an urgent question, “Will the Ohio River be safe to use for the swim portion […]