News from the Southeast

Sean Alteri Appointed Deputy Commissioner of KY DEP.  August 16, 2018.  Today, Tony Hatton, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection, announced that Sean Alteri has been named Deputy Commissioner.  Sean will continue to serve as Acting Director of the Kentucky Division for Air Quality, until a replacement is named.  Sean has served as KY DAQ Director for nearly five years.  Congratulations to Sean!


  Regional Haze Technical Work Begins.  April 20, 2018.  Today, the VISTAS contractor team of Eastern Research Group and Alpine Geophysics were authorized to begin work on several technical tasks related to emissions inventories and modeling.  The project work plan and quality assurance project plan were previously approved and can be seen on the Technical Project portion of this web site.  The modeling protocol is currently under development.  The project is scheduled to be completed by July 2, 2019. More information on the regional haze project can be found at the "Technical Center" tab on this web site.