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Environment: Kentucky

Division of Fire Prevention
This office enforces various safety codes. The website links to the various programs of the Division, including the Kentucky Fire Commission , Hazardous Materials, Fire Protection Systems, and Inspections.
Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission
The Commission focuses on environmental issues of relevance to Kentucky. Many of their publications including the 1999 State of Kentucky's Environment are available online. (PDF format)
Mines & Minerals, Dept. of
This site includes contact information for division personnel, information on Miner Training and Certification,annual reports for 1996, 1997, and 1998 plus Oil & Natural Gas Reports. It also includes links to the Kentucky Coal Seams Index and the Kentucky Coal Seams Database.
Natural Resources & Environmental Protection Cabinet
The Cabinet's web site provides access to land, air, water and other environmental resources and issues in Kentucky. Full-text of the magazine KY Land, Air & Water is available here. (PDF format)
Long-term Policy Research Center
This center provides research, data analysis, long-term strategic planning, coordination of resources and information across different branches and agencies of government and outreach to the public. The website includes a searchable database of recent articles produced by the Center on a variety of subjects ranging from Agriculture to Welfare and Poverty. Many of these articles, including Forecasting Kentucky's Environmental Futures are available online. (PDF format)

Environment: U.S.

U.S. Fire Administration
Provides information, publications, such as The Rural Fire Problem in The United States (PDF format), grants, technical assistance, training resources and courses through the National Fire Academy.
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Geology: Kentucky

Geological Survey, KY (Univ. of KY)
The Kentucky Geological Survey provides information about all aspects of the geology of Kentucky. Fulltext resources include KGS Annual Report.  ( PDF format) See here for additional publications from KGS.
Kentucky Board of Registration for Professional Geologists
This site contains everything you need to know to be a professional geologist in the state of Kentucky. It also includes a Consumer Guide to Geological Services .
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