This year’s Earth Day will look different in the Commonwealth, as efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus prevent the large gatherings that marked the first celebration 50 years ago. Instead, many Kentuckians will spend the day in their own backyards — which creates its own opportunities for learning and celebration.
By Roberta Burnes Division of Air Quality With video by Lanny Brannock Office of Communications A special camera, used by the Kentucky Division of Air Quality (DAQ), is enabling air quality inspectors to detect air pollution. The Forward Looking Infrared Camera, or FLIR (pronounced “Fleer”), helps facilities discover […]
Video by Lanny Brannock Division of Air Quality You can’t see them with the naked eye, but they are there. Volatile Organic Compounds, known as VOCs, are present in things we do such as filling a gas tank, painting, mowing a yard or putting burgers on the grill. […]