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 latest application period for the Lawn Care for Cleaner Air Community Equipment Grant is now open. Non-profit organizations in Louisville can apply through January 19, 2024 to be awarded a package of electric lawn equipment.
- The APCD has announced a new series of Clearing The Air Community Workshops, which provide the community with an inside look at the work of Louisville's local air pollution control agency and an opportunity to interact with the professionals tasked with protecting Louisville's air. Learn more and register for the new workshop series.
- As part of ongoing enforcement action with APCD, MSD has produced an Odor Control Master Plan addressing odors from Morris Forman WQTC, the sewer collection system, and select pump stations. The Notice of Violation and Agreed Board Order can be found on the APCD Enforcement Dashboard. More information can be found on the MSD Odor website page.
Live Air Quality Conditions