The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) and its agencies have set the dates and locations for three public meetings to allow interested parties to submit comments concerning oil and gas development in the Commonwealth. The locations will be in Madisonville, Somerset and Hazard.
The listening sessions will be held on the following dates and times. All times are local:
July 7: Madisonville Community College’s North Campus, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville. The meeting will be held in the Quad Room in the Brown Badgett Sr. Energy and Advanced Technology Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. local time.
July 23: The Center for Rural Development, 2292 South Highway 27, Somerset. The meeting will be held in the auditorium. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. local time.
July 30: Hazard Community & Technical College, One Community College Drive, Hazard. The meeting will be held in Room 208 of the Jolly Center, located in the JCC Building. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. local time.
The remarks made at the meetings will be captured on video and used in a report to be given to the oil and gas workgroup, made up of environmental interests, industry representatives and regulators.
Anyone who cannot attend the meetings in person, but wishes to submit written comments may do so by July 31. Those written comments can be emailed to OilandGasComments@ky.gov between July 7 and July 31.
WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF YOU PLAN ON ATTENDING A MEETING OR ARE PLANNING TO SUBMIT COMMENTS. If so, please let us know by filling out the form below. You may find sample comments on our website at kyconservation.org