Monthly Archives: July 2016

Appalachian Health & Well-being Forum

July 20, 2016
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Appalachian Health & Well-being Forum

The Appalachian Health & Well-being Forum is taking place Monday, July 25th 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Letcher County Cooperative Extension Office. If you are interested in water quality, environmental health, or overall well-being, be sure to attend. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the well-being initiatives taking place in...

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Total Trihalomethanes in Kentucky’s Streams and Rivers

July 18, 2016
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TTHMs Trihalomethanes are one of the main byproducts of chemical water disinfection systems and other chemical contaminations. Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs) are prevalent in chlorinated water supplies, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). TTHM Chemical Formation TTHMs are formed when chlorine, a common disinfectant, is added to water containing organic materials, which occurs...

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Public Comments Requested for Water Infrastructure

July 14, 2016
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Public Comments Requested for Water Infrastructure

The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) is a federal advisory committee established to provide advice and recommendations to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding environmental justice issues. NEJAC holds public comments sessions in order to gather public input related to environmental justice matters. NEJAC is currently  accepting public comments regarding (1) water infrastructure...

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