Kentucky produces 95 percent of the world’s bourbon and what we do with the spent grain byproduct is important for protecting our environment. Read more about what innovating teams are proposing.
In the late 1960s through the mid-1970s, Louisville industries disposed of hazardous waste at an illegal dump in Bullitt County known as Valley of the Drums.
The site, which KDEP continues to monitor, looks today like a grass-covered hill surrounded by a fence. It looks nothing like it did.
As of mid-June, the Cabinet had processed and approved more than 60 requests for regulatory flexibility — and was continuing to do so.