Kentucky Brownfields regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kentucky Brownfields: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Kentucky Superfund: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224.1-450 to 224.1-465

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Self-certified cleanup: KRS 224.1-400(19)

Notice of completion: KRS 224.1-400 and KRS 224.1-405

No further remediation: KRS 224.1-450 to 224.1-465

Voluntary Environmental Remediation Program (VERP): Kentucky Voluntary Environmental Remediation Act (VERA), KRS 224.1-510 to 224.1-532

VERP application: KRS 224.1-514

Corrective action plan: KRS 224.1-520

Covenant not to sue: KRS 224.1-526

Tax incentives: KRS 141.418

Kentucky Brownfields Redevelopment Program: KRS 224.1-415 and regulations at 401 Kentucky Administrative Rules (KAR) 102:005 to 102:020

Application: 401 KAR 102:010

Property Management Plan: 401 KAR 102:020

Regulatory Agencies

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Compliance Assistance

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management Superfund Branch

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kentucky offers funding, compliance assistance, cleanup options, and free assessments for the remediation of contaminated sites, or "brownfields,", in the state. Kentucky's Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) supports the redevelopment of brownfields and offers four tracks for both private and public entities that volunteer to clean up releases of hazardous substances on their property.

The Kentucky Voluntary Environmental Remediation Act (VERA) establishes an efficient and predictable process to promote voluntary cleanup and ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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