Feb 12 2020 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on Amended Agreed Board Orders with BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P. and Kosmos Cement Company. Written comments from the public will be accepted by the Board, Rachael Hamilton, Secretary-Treasurer, 701 W. Ormsby Ave. Suite 303, Louisville, KY 40203, until 5:00 p.m. February 18, 2020. Written comments will also be accepted electronically until the same deadline at the e-mail address “airorders@louisvilleky.gov”. Oral comments will be accepted at the public hearing on February 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. in the Board Room, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville. Information may be obtained from the following website: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/APCD/docket or by contacting Matt King (502) 574-6000, Monday through Friday.

Jan 28 2020 Mayor, UPS sign extension of Metropolitan College program

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer joined UPS Vice President Tracy Roberts and representatives from the University of Louisville and Jefferson Community and Technical College at UPS Worldport today to ceremonially sign a memorandum of association (MOA) for extension of the Metropolitan College program. This partnership provides Metro College participants with employment and tuition-free educational opportunities.

Jan 21 2020 Mayor appoints Sabeen Nasim as Director of the Louisville Metro Office for Globalization

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of Sabeen Nasim as Director of the Louisville Metro Office for Globalization, which works to implement new strategies to engage and welcome Louisville’s international community.

Dec 20 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Brenntag Mid-South, Inc. (chemical distribution facility), 3900 Tucker Avenue, Louisville, KY 40216 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew the operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 21, 2019, and ends on January 23, 2020. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Dec 18 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for United Parcel Service, Inc. (ships packages worldwide), 911 Grade Lane, Louisville, KY 40213 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew and reclassify from a Title V to a FEDOOP operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 19, 2019, and ends on January 20, 2020. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Dec 12 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Eckart America Corporation (aluminum powder and paste production), 4101 Camp Ground Road, Louisville, 40211, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install the following equipment: two new 15,500 gallon mineral spirits above ground storage tanks (AST), an addition of a new still system to a current unit, and a new paste process with two milling systems, and tails system.  The 30-day public comment period starts on December 14, 2019, and ends on January 13, 2020. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Dec 6 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Sealed Air (polyethylene foam manufacturing facility), 7665 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew the FEDOOP operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 10, 2019, and ends on January 9, 2020. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Dec 5 2019 Louisville again earns 100 on Human Rights scorecard

For the fifth year in a row, Louisville has earned a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) scorecard.

The ranking — called the Municipal Equality Index (MEI) — reflects the city’s support of the LGBTQ community, and the commitment of all Louisville Metro Government agencies to ensure the city is welcoming and inclusive.

Nov 22 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to American Synthetic Rubber Company (synthetic rubber manufacturer), 4500 Camp Ground Road, Louisville, 40216, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install three (3) new natural gas-fired boilers each rated at approximately 200 MMBtu/hr.  The 30-day public comment period starts on November 24, 2019, and ends on December 26, 2019. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Nov 21 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (catalysts and catalyst carrier manufacturing plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to construct equipment and modify a process. The 30-day public comment period starts on November 23, 2019, and ends on December 26, 2019. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Nov 7 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (catalysts and catalyst carrier manufacturing plant), 4900 Crittenden Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to replace a NOx emission control system and increase production rates and emissions of six calciners. The 30-day public comment period starts on November 9, 2019, and ends on December 9, 2019. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Oct 24 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Recast Energy Louisville, LLC (industrial energy service provider), 4014 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to renew the operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 26, 2019, and ends on November 25, 2019. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Oct 21 2019 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Comment Period and Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period October 18, 2019, on proposed amendments to Regulations 1.08, Administrative Procedures, Version 14; and 2.08, Fees, Version 28; that were proposed on October 16, 2019. If adopted by the Board, the amendments to Regulation 1.08, Version 14 will be submitted to US EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Oct 21 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for Republic Conduit Manufacturing (steel pipes and tubes manufacturing plant), 7301 Logistics Drive, Louisville, KY 40258 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit revision incorporates construction permit C-1553-1037-18-F for multiple unit modifications and incorporates multiple newly installed insignificant activities. This permit revision also updates equipment as requested by the company. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 22, 2019, and ends on November 22, 2019. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Oct 16 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Indratech (manufactures non-woven textile matting for automotive and acoustical applications), 2801 Constant Comment Place, Louisville, KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew the FEDOOP operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on October 17, 2019, and ends on November 18, 2019. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.