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Division of Compliance Assistance

The Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) exists to provide services that increase environmental knowledge and encourage behavioral changes. We do this to improve regulatory compliance, achieve exceptional performance and enhance the quality of Kentucky’s environment and communities.

Simplifying Compliance 

We will assist and educate regulated entities so they understand and can comply with their environmental obligations.


Living Greener, Growing Stronger 

We will assist, educate and encourage Kentucky’s citizens, communities and businesses so they make informed choices that value Kentucky’s environment and create healthier, stronger communities.


Certifying Professionals 

We will certify select environmental professionals to maximize appropriate actions and effective operations at regulated locations.  ​​​​​​​​​​​


 DCA Resource Library

Resource Title
expand Program : Brownfields ‎(10)
expand Program : Compliance Assistance ‎(146)
expand Program : Green Resources ‎(6)
expand Program : Operator Certification and Licensing ‎(55)

 Self-Paced Online Learning

Module Title
Environmental Compliance Assistance

​This self-paced learning module explains the Annual Compliance Certification (ACC) reporting requirements and how to accurately calculate and submit the required data. 

Environmental Compliance Assistance

​This module explains the Semi-Annual Monitoring Report (SAMR) reporting requirements, the data it must include and how and when to submit. 

Environmental Compliance Assistance

​This module will help those who are new to working with an air permit or those who need a refresher understand what is required of a facility. 


 Division Training Events

Course Name

​National Office Furniture
259 Stewarts Lane
Danville, KY 40422


 DEP Environmental Excellence Awards


Congratulations to our 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards Winners

The next round of nominations will be sought in the summer of 2018. For more information check out our DEP Awards webpage.


 DEP eForms


Beginning Feb. 7, 2017, individuals submitting electronic notices or reports with a KY Department for Environmental Protection eForm will be required to have an account through Kentucky One Stop Business Portal.

The eForms may still be accessed through various avenues within the DEP regulatory programs, but all eForms are now available at new DEP eForms home page.

Click on the links below to access video modules that will help you understand the change, go step-by-step creating an account and submitting an eForm.

Changes with DEP eForms

​How to Create a One Stop Business Services Account

How to Find and Submit a DEP eForm