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Southern & Eastern Kentucky Environmental Improvement Program

FACT SHEET (As of May 2018)

Published May 1, 2018

 Southern & Eastern Kentucky Environmental Improvement Program 

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AUTHORIZATION: Section 531 of the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 1996.

TYPE OF PROJECT: Southern & Eastern Kentucky Environmental Improvement Program

PROJECT PHASE: Varies

LOCATION: 29 Counties in Southern & Eastern Kentucky

CONGRESSIONAL INTEREST: McConnell (KY), Paul (KY), Rogers (KY-05),

NON-FEDERAL SPONSOR: None.

BACKGROUND: The primary objective of this program is to provide design and construction assistance to non-Federal interest for carrying out water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects in a 29 county area of southern and eastern Kentucky. Projects may include wastewater treatment and related facilities, water supply and related facilities, and surface water resource protection and development. The program is known as the “Southern and Eastern Kentucky Environmental Improvements Program: and/or the “Section 531 Program.”

IMPORTANCE: Improved water resources and environmental infrastructure in the designated counties

STATUS: The Nashville District has 0 active projects.

BUDGET ($): None 

SCHEDULE: None

 

For more information regarding the Southern & Eastern Kentucky Environmental Improvement Program, contact Dana Sexton, CELRN-PMP, phone: (615) 736-71626 or email dana.m.sexton@usace.army.mil.