Energy and Environment Cabinet Appoints New Commissioner for Natural Resources

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet announced today that Steve Hohmann has been appointed Commissioner for Natural Resources. The position has been vacant since former Commissioner Carl Campbell was dismissed in November.

Hohmann has been the state’s director of Abandoned Mine Lands Programs since 1995. In his new position, he will oversee the Divisions of Abandoned Mine Lands, Conservation, Forestry, Mine Permits, Oil and Gas, and Mine Reclamation and Enforcement, as well as the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing.

Will be updated.