Jan 22 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for AI International (metal fabrication facility), 8055 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on January 23, 2019, and ends on February 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.

Jan 16 2019 Seasonal shutdown of yard waste collection to begin

Yard waste collection season in the Urban Services District of Louisville will end after the January 19 collections. Regular yard waste collection will resume on April 1, 2019. During the suspension individual requests for collection may be made by calling Metro311 at 574-5000.

Those requests will be handled on an as needed basis rather than running crews fulltime on routes across the city.

Jan 4 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for NHK Spring Precision of America, Inc. (steel spring manufacturing), 10600 Freeport Drive, Louisville, Kentucky 40258 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This revision incorporates equipment from two construction permits and removes limits for greenhouse gas as they are not applicable to a synthetic minor source. The 30-day public comment period starts on January 5, 2019, and ends on February 4, 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.

Dec 24 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

            The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise an operating permit for Eckart America Corporation (home appliance manufacturer), 4101 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts December 29, 2018, and ends on January 28, 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.

Dec 20 2018 Louisville Metro Government sets goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville is joining cities across the globe by setting a goal of an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Dec 19 2018 Christmas tree disposal options

Metro Public Works will provide curbside pickup of Christmas Trees within the Urban Services District (the old City of Louisville boundaries) after the holiday. Beginning Wednesday, December 26, residents with City curbside yard waste pickup may set their Christmas trees and greenery out on their regular collection day. Trees must not be in plastic bags, and all decorations must be removed.

Dec 19 2018 Holidays waste collection schedule

Solid waste collection services will be altered under the following schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks.

Garbage/yard waste/recycling

Dec 18 2018 City and Citizens Union Bank celebrate partnership on the first Energy Project Assessment District project

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the Office of Sustainability has implemented its first Energy Project Assessment District (EPAD) project with partner Citizens Union Bank (CUB). 

Dec 17 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise an operating permit for Louisville Medical Center Steam Plant (steam production and distribution plant), 235 Abraham Flexner Way, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The District is reopening this permit for cause to clarify Boiler #4 heat input limit is when combusting coal. The 30-day public comment period starts December 20, 2018, and ends on January 21, 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.

Dec 17 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Atkemix Ten Incorporated (remediation, RCRA facility), 6100 Camp Ground Road, Louisville, Kentucky, 40216 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 18, 2018, and ends on January 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.

Dec 17 2018 Joe Creason Park access still limited

Access to Joe Creason Park remains limited on Monday, December 17, as Parks crews work to restore it following the USA Cycling National Cyclocross Championships held last week and concluding on Sunday. 

As work continues, the park may remain closed for a few additional days. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience. 

Dec 13 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a renewed operating permit to Ford Motor Company – Kentucky Truck Plant (manufacture of automobiles, light- and medium-duty trucks), 3001 Chamberlain Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This action is being taken to allow for notification of the public to add requirements that were inadvertently left out of the previously drafted operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 15, 2018, and ends on January 14, 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.

 

Dec 12 2018 Proposed Agreed Board Order with Clariant Corporation

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on an Agreed Board Order with Clariant Corporation. Clariant is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.16 (Title V Operating Permits) at the facility located at 1227 S. 12th Street in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Dec 12 2018 Creason Protection and Restoration Plan

The city of Louisville is privileged to host the USA Cyclocross National Championships at Joe Creason Park December 11-15. This international event, coming on the heels of last year’s Derby City Cup, will feature nearly 1,700 top professional and amateur riders competing over the course of the week from 45 states.

Dec 11 2018 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 manufacturing), 4500 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install two adsorption columns and a storage tank. The 30-day public comment period starts on December 13, 2018, and ends on January 14, 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.