Mar 24 2020 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 clarify some of the STAR requirements in the plantwide STAR requirement section.  The only conditions that are public noticed are condition S2.a.x.1) on page 22, S3.b.ii.2) on page 26, and S4.a.ii. on page 29.  The 30-day public comment period starts on March 26, 2020, and ends on April 27, 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.

Mar 24 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit for LG&E Cane Run Generating Station (electricity generating facility), 5252 Cane Run Road, Louisville, 40216, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This is a standard permit renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts March 26, 2020, and ends on April 27, 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.

Mar 17 2020 APCD Notice of Public Hearing Cancellation

Between August 2, 2019, and September 3, 2019, the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District held a public comment period on a proposed Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit (FEDOOP) permit for Heaven Hill Distilleries – Bernheim Facility, Inc., 1701 West Breckinridge Street, Louisville, KY 40210, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District is canceling the public hearing on this proposed permit scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Edison Room at the Edison Center, 701 West Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, KY 40203. This public hearing will be rescheduled in accordance with APCD Regulations 1.08 and 2.07.  Oral statements will be accepted at the rescheduled public hearing. The draft permit and statement of basis remains available for review at the APCD’s office, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Suite 303, Louisville, KY 40203, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, by calling Matt King at (502) 574-6714. 

Mar 10 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Louisville Medical Center Steam Plant (provides steam and chilled water to hospital complex), 235 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, 40202, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install three (3) new natural gas-fired boilers each rated at approximately 99 MMBtu/hr.  The 30-day public comment period starts on March 12, 2020, and ends on April 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.

Mar 6 2020 Mayor Fischer launches 10th season of SummerWorks

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the start of the 2020 SummerWorks season alongside JCPS Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio, District 24 Councilwoman Madonna Flood, and others at the Class Act Federal Credit Union branch at Southern High School.

Mar 3 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for MISA Metal Fabricating, Inc. (metal fabricator), 7101 International Drive, Louisville, KY 40258 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard permit renewal, incorporating two construction permits, and removal of greenhouse gas limits. The 30-day public comment period starts on March 10, 2020, and ends on April 10, 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.

Feb 27 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for IMI South, LLC - Middletown (central mix and truck mix concrete batch plant), 12901 Avoca Road, Louisville, KY 40223 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard permit renewal and removal of greenhouse gas limits. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 28, 2020, and ends on March 30, 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.

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.