Air Quality Action Partners Program

The Air Quality Action Partners (AQAPs) program encourages local businesses to voluntarily reduce emissions and increase air quality awareness to help improve air quality in Louisville.

To be an Air Quality Action Partner, businesses must sign up to receive Air Quality Alerts on days when air quality is expected to be unhealthy, distribute the alerts to employees, and make at least one additional commitment to improve air quality, like undertaking an energy efficiency project, installing idle free signage, or purchasing low-emission equipment.

Facilities and other businesses that are permitted or registered by the Air Pollution Control District must make two air-friendly commitments and may complete even more impactful commitments to be recognized as Platinum, Gold, or Silver Level partners.

Those interested in signing up for 2024 can do so at the form below. 

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Sign Up to be an Air Quality Action Partner

 
2023 Certified Air Quality Action Partners

Platinum Level:

  • Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
  • Altuglas, LLC
  • American Synthetic Rubber Company, a Division of Michelin North America Inc.
  • LG&E Mill Creek Generating Station
  • The Chemours Company

The highest level of recognition, Platinum Level AQAPs committed to a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions that lead to an overall reduction in pollution of at least 5%.
 
Gold Level:

  • Atkemix Ten, Inc.
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Eckart America Corporation
  • Rohm and Haas Louisville Plant
  • Zeon Chemicals L.P.
     

Gold Level AQAPs followed through on a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions, and submitted a report after a year on the resulting reduction in pollution from these commitments.
 
Silver Level:

  • AAK USA
  • Boardwalk - Texas Gas
  • Clariant Corporation – Louisville South Plant
  • Clariant Corporation – Louisville West Plant
  • imi Kentucky, LLC
  • LG&E Cane Run Generating Station
  • Marathon Petroleum Company-Cane Run
  • MPLX Terminals LLC-Algonquin Terminal
  • MPLX Terminals LLC-Kramers Lane Terminal
  • Raytheon Company
  • Reynolds Consumer Products
  • Snap-on

Silver Level AQAPs followed through on a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions.

 

2024 Air Quality Action Partner Commitments
  • AAK USA
  • Altuglas LLC
  • American Synthetic Rubber Company 
  • Arvato - LVL2
  • Arvato - LVL3
  • Boardwalk - Texas Gas
  • Carbide Industries LLC
  • Clariant Corporation - Louisville South Plant
  • Clariant Corporation - Louisville West Plant
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Eckart America Corporation
  • imi Kentucky, LLC 
  • JCPS
  • LG&E Cane Run Generating Station
  • LG&E Mill Creek Generating Station
  • Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
  • Marathon Petroleum Company-Cane Run
  • MPLX Terminals LLC - Algonquin Terminal
  • MPLX Terminals LLC - Kramers Lane Terminal
  • Reynolds Consumer Products
  • Rohm and Haas Chemicals (Dow Chemical)
  • Six Sisters LLC
  • Snap-on
  • The Chemours Company FC, LLC
  • UofL Center for Healthy Air Water and Soil
  • Visual Image Systems Company LLC
  • Zeon Chemicals L.P.

     
2022 Certified Air Quality Action Partners

Platinum Level:

  • American Synthetic Rubber Company
  • Atkemix Ten, Inc
  • Eckart America Corporation
  • Altuglas International

The highest level of recognition, Platinum Level AQAPs committed to a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions that lead to an overall reduction in pollution of at least 5%.
 
Gold Level:

  • The Chemours Company FC, LLC.
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
  • Rohm and Haas Chemicals
  • Zeon Chemicals L.P.

Gold Level AQAPs followed through on a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions, and submitted a report after a year on the resulting reduction in pollution from these commitments.
 
Silver Level:

  • Allnex USA, Inc.
  • Boardwalk – Texas Gas
  • Clariant Corporation South Plant
  • Clariant Corporation West Plant
  • imi Kentucky LLC
  • MPLX Terminals LLC-Algonquin Terminal
  • MPLX Terminals LLC-Kramers Lane Terminal
  • Republic Conduit Manufacturing
  • Snap-On (Challenger Lifts)
  • Universal Minerals Kentucky, Inc

Silver Level AQAPs followed through on a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions.
 
AQAP Level:

  • Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Lambert's Paint and Body Shop
  • Marathon Petroleum Company - Cane Run
  • Valicor Environmental Services

All AQAPs have committed to receive air quality alerts and distribute them to employees, and at least one voluntary commitment (two for permitted facilties) from within Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions.

2021 Certified Air Quality Action Partners:

Platinum Level:

American Synthetic Rubber Company
Atkemix Ten, Inc
Eckart America Corporation
LG&E - Mill Creek Station

The highest level of recognition, Platinum Level AQAPs committed to a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions that lead to an overall reduction in pollution of at least 5%.


Gold Level:

Altuglas Division of Arkema, Inc.
Bakelite Synthetics
Chemours
Eaton Corporation
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
Rohm and Haas Chemicals (a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company)
Zeon Chemicals L.P.

Gold Level AQAPs followed through on a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions, and submitted a report after a year on the resulting reduction in pollution from these commitments.


Silver Level:

Allnex USA, Inc.
BASF Corporation
LG&E Cane Run Station
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC
MPLX Terminals, LLC, Algonquin Terminal
MPLX Terminals, LLC, Kramers Terminal
Republic Conduit Manufacturing
Texas Gas Transmission, LLC
Valicor Environmental Services

Silver Level AQAPs followed through on a variety of actions in Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions.
 

AQAP Level:

Hoffman Trailer Company, Inc.
Irving Materials Inc.
Kelvin Corporation

All AQAPs have committed to receive air quality alerts and distribute them to employees, and at least two voluntary commitments from within Stationary Source Equipment Operations & Emissions, Vehicle & Fleet Emissions, and Facility & Building-Related Emissions.

Background

As part of our ongoing work to engage our entire community around reducing the health impacts of air pollution, the District hosted the Multipollutant Stakeholder Group (MPSG) in 2019-2020 to gather recommendations from partners in industry and other community organizations. One of the highlighted recommendations from the Point Source Committee of the MPSG was that the District should “encourage action by Point Sources on Air Quality Alert Days,” when air pollution levels for ozone or fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) are forecasted to exceed national health-based standards, and that point sources should “have an Air Quality Alert Day Plan.”

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