Our Aim is to Offer Solutions!

  • Simply stated, that is our goal – to arrive at a solution to whatever environmental compliance challenge presents itself.  And each day whether you are involved in laboratory-scale research, academic instruction, facility operations or the complex, sensitive world of health care, you can face an untold number of such challenges and the professionals at EQM are prepared and anxious to assist.  The means of arriving at a solution for our team always includes three core values:
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  • ♦     ACCOUNTABILITY     ♦     COLLABORATION    ♦      EXCELLENCE     ♦

Spotlight on the UK Environment

Student Center Water Quality Initiative
The recent Student Center Expansion project included an underground detention system that provides 3,258 cubic feet of stormwater storage volume and allows water infiltration back into the ground.
Controlled Substance Waste Disposal
After completing an extensive and thorough pilot-program, the HealthCare Enterprise has adopted a new management practice for disposing of residual drug portions in a manner that is both protective of the environment and of personal safety by prohibiting illegal diversion.
Watershed Restoration
In conjunction with a grant awarded from the Lexington-Fayette Urban Co. Government UK has completed a the restoration of an unnamed tributary to West Hickman Creek located along Alumni Dr. near the Tate’s Creek entrance to the main campus.
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June 2022 Compliance Reminders

CR-22-01 - UK demonstrates air quality compliance through various reports compiled by UK Environmental Quality Management (EQM).

CR 21-04 - UK must receive State approval before constructing any operation that would emit an impurity into the air.

CR 21-03 - It is required that all containers of hazardous waste be labeled with the words “Hazardous Waste” clearly visible.