Air Pollution Control District
The Air Pollution Control District implements the Clean Air Act in Louisville, working in partnership with the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality, and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
Responsibilities of the District include issuing and enforcing permits for sources of air pollution, monitoring the ambient air to ensure that it meets federal air quality standards, and investigating and addressing community reports of air quality issues.
Other Air Pollution Updates & Resources
- The Air Pollution Control District has released a new Excess Emission Report Dashboard. The dashboard contains the final follow-up reports submitted by facilities after a potential excess emissions event.
- Subscribing to the APCD's email or text contact list will help keep you informed of local air pollution news, including any upcoming meetings, hearings, or events, as well as public notices regarding proposed regulation changes, proposed permits, and proposed board actions. Other Air Pollution Control District News will be shared as it is relevant.
- EPA has granted has granted a request by Chemours Company FC, LLC, for a six month extension to the compliance date for HFC-23 emission control requirements at Chemours Louisville Works under the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act of 2020. The new deadline is April 1, 2023. The extension was granted to allow time to measure, validate, and optimize the effectiveness of the process change at the Chemours Louisville Works facility and with the understanding that Chemours will have all necessary equipment onsite, operational, and effective by the original deadline date October 1, 2022.