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 […]

New state office building at 300 Sower Boulevard achieves LEED SILVER ranking

By John Mura Office of the Secretary Since Fall, about 1,500 state employees have been enjoying a brand new workspace, thanks to a public-private-partnership that enabled the five-story, 371,170-square-foot “300 Building” to be constructed on Sower Boulevard in Frankfort. Now, employees have another reason to feel good about […]