May 23, 2018, I had an opportunity to attend a workshop organized by the Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) of Department for Environmental Protection (DEP), Kentucky. The workshop provided brief introductory workshop on waste management and compliances to help participants understand new amendments of regulations governing hazardous waste, and how to comply with them. Participants … Continue reading Waste Management Introduction & Compliance Workshop at Kentucky EPA: A Brief History of Waste Regulations in the United States 1965 – 2002
May 05, 2018, I have a great cultural experience with the Derby Breakfast party in Frankfort city, Kentucky. Kentucky Derby is the 144th annual festival of horse racing. The 2018 Derby Celebration offered me and Francis excitement, and cultural experience. We have experienced to see many things: tasting Kentucky’s food, Pedal for the Posies, marathon, … Continue reading Derby Breakfast Party with the Governor
The Frankfort city of Kentucky which is the placement of my fellowship program has been awarded nearly USD 8 million for green infrastructure improvements on the Second Street Corridor Project from the federal government. The funding is a part of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Program through the U.S. Department of Transportation. The … Continue reading SUCCESS STORY OF ‘SUSTAINABLE SECOND STREET CORRIDOR’: HOW DREAMS COME TRUE or HOW TO WIN 8 MILLION DOLLARS GRANT
What interested me the most during the Orientation of our Fellowship Program was urban planning issues presented by Sir Jeffrey Soule from the American Planning Association (APA). Mr. Soule shared his valuable experience, best practices in sustainable urban development, urgent needs for good city planning to cope with urbanization, economic inequality, and necessity of institutional … Continue reading Flash back to Orientation day: Sustainable Urban planning in the United States
Personally, I called my wife back home to say Hello and told her that I have arrived the U.S. with safe and sound after such a long trip from Cambodia with passengers more than 700 people on the board. She stays home alone with a 12 weeks pregnancy. She worries about me. And I worry … Continue reading First thing to do after landing!