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Kansas Energy Office https://kcc.ks.gov/kansas-energy-office Contact Information

The Kansas Energy Office, a division of the Kansas Corporation Commission, administers programs and connects Kansans to objective information about conservation, efficiency, and alternative energy. Funding is provided by the federal State Energy Program.

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Kansas Geological Survey http://www.kgs.ku.edu/ Contact Information

The Kansas Geological Survey (KGS), a research and service division of the University of Kansas, is charged by statute with studying and providing information on the state's geologic resources.

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Kansas Water Office https://kwo.ks.gov/ Contact Information

The Kansas Water Office is the water planning, policy, coordination and marketing agency for the state. The primary statutory function of the agency is the development and implementation of the Kansas Water Plan. State law requires the Kansas Water Office to "Formulate on a continuing basis a comprehensive State Water Plan for the management, conservation and development of the water resources of the state. KWO, in coordination with the Kansas Water Authority, also reviews all water laws and makes recommendations to the Governor and Legislature for needed legislation to ensure water policies and programs address the needs of all Kansans.

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Karst Waters Institute https://karstwaters.org/

The Karst Waters Institute's mission is to improve the fundamental understanding of karst water systems through sound scientific research and the education of professionals and the public.

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Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection https://eec.ky.gov/Environmental-Protection/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection's mission is to protect and enhance Kentucky's environment.  This mission has a direct impact on Kentucky's public health, citizens' safety, and the quality of Kentucky's natural resources.

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Kentucky Department for Natural Resources https://eec.ky.gov/Natural-Resources/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The Kentucky Department for Natural Resources, through its divisions and partnerships, provides technical assistance, education and funding to help landowners, institutions, industries, and communities in conserving and sustaining Kentucky's natural resources.  In addition, the department inspects timber harvests and mining operations to ensure the protection of citizens, the environment, and workers.

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Kentucky Emergency Management https://kyem.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) is a division of the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs. Among other programs, KYEM co-ordinates dedicated programs related to earthquakes, hazardous materials, and superfund sites.

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Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet https://eec.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx Contact Information

Kentucky's EEC oversees energy development and environmental protection in Kentucky. The EEC consists of three departments: the Department for Environmental Protection, the Department for Natural Resources and the Department for Energy Development and Independence.

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Kentucky Geological Survey http://www.uky.edu/KGS/ Contact Information
The mission of the Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) is to provide for citizens, researchers, industry, and government, scientifically based information on Kentucky's geology and mineral and water resources.
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Kentucky Office of Energy Policy https://eec.ky.gov/Energy/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The Office of Energy Policy was created through an Energy and Environment Cabinet Reorganization during the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly. The OEP retains many functions of the former Department for Energy Development and Independence. The mission of the OEP is to utilize Kentucky’s energy resources for the betterment of the Commonwealth while protecting and improving the environment.

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