Whitesburg KY

Open house set for Oct. 20

An open house will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 20, by the Letcher County Conservation District. The event will take place at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Whitesburg Campus.

The district is seeking public participation and support for an Environmental Protection Agency Brownsfield Assessment Grant to identify and assess acid mine drainage and petroleum contamination on abandoned mine lands in Letcher County. Attendees will be asked to help identify sites for further evaluation.

For more information, contact Brenda Joseph at (606) 633-0567.

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