Aug 3 2018 Haz Bin expanding to five-day operation, up from two days

Haz Bin, Louisville’s household hazardous waste drop-off facility, will operate on a five days a week schedule beginning Tuesday, August 14. The facility is currently open only on Wednesday and Saturday. That's three additional days per week to safely dispose of such things as batteries, gasoline, solvents and other items that may be lingering in your basement or garage.

Jul 25 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Brown-Forman Distillery (distillery), 2921 Dixie Highway, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 28, 2018, and ends on August 27, 2018. 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.

Jul 13 2018 Air Quality Alert for Friday (7/13) and Saturday (7/14)

News item about an air quality alert for Friday (7/13) and Saturday (7/14).

Jul 12 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Ford Motor Company – Louisville Assembly Plant (manufacture of automobiles), 2000 Fern Valley Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on July 14, 2018, and ends on August 13, 2018. 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.

Jun 27 2018 APCD Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking/Opening of Informal Comment Period - Regulations 6.21 and 7.20

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (the District) is giving this Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and opens an informal public comment period June 27, 2018, on amendments to Regulation 6.21, Standard of Performance for Existing Gasoline Loading Facilities at Bulk Terminals; and Regulation 7.20, Standard of Performance for New Gasoline Loading Facilities at Bulk Terminals.

Jun 27 2018 APCD Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking/Opening of Informal Comment Period - Regulation 1.04

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (the District) is giving this Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and opens an informal public comment period June 27, 2018, on amendments to Regulation 1.04 Performance Tests.

Jun 15 2018 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0026-1001-18-V with Brown-Forman Cooperage

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Brown-Forman Cooperage (barrel manufacturing plant), 402 MacLean Ave, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 17, 2018, and ends on July 17, 2018. 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.

May 31 2018 CycLOUvia Returns to Frankfort Avenue on June 24

CycLOUvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Frankfort Avenue for the fifth time on Sunday, June 24, Mayor Greg Fischer announced. Frankfort Avenue from Pope Street to Stilz Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from 2-6 p.m. Police will facilitate a motor crossing at Ewing Avenue. Many businesses along the corridor will be open and engaging the street with specials for the event.

May 24 2018 No garbage collection on Memorial Day

There will be no residential garbage, bulky items, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) on Memorial Day, Monday May 28. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day because of the holiday.

Residents who rely on private haulers for garbage, recycling and yard waste collection should consult those haulers about holiday collection schedules.

May 23 2018 Air Quality Alert for Friday (5/25)

News item about air quality alert for Friday (5/25).

May 7 2018 14th annual Forest Fest coming to Jefferson Memorial Forest on Saturday, May 19

A spectacular day of Bluegrass and Americana music, food and beverages, craft vendors, and youth activities in a scenic environment awaits those who visit Jefferson Memorial Forest’s fourteenth annual Forest Fest on Saturday, May 19.  

Forest Fest has been known for providing a great variety of bluegrass music; this year’s event expands on that tradition with five musical acts in the lineup. The music starts at 11:30 a.m. in the forest’s Horine Section, 12408 Holsclaw Hill Road.

May 1 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation teams with Bicycling for Louisville to offer free bike parking during

Approximately 100 bicycle parking spaces will be available during Derby Week at Wayside Park near Churchill Downs, thanks to a partnership between Bicycling for  Louisville and Louisville Parks and Recreation.

Apr 26 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC (chemical manufacturing plant), 4300 Campground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 28, 2018, and ends on May 29, 2018. 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.

Apr 26 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant), a catalysts manufacturing plant, 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 29, 2019, and ends on May 30, 2018. 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

Apr 25 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit for Kentucky Trailer (semi-tractor/trailer manufacturing), 7201 Logistics Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This is a standard permit renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts April 28, 2018, and ends on May 29, 2018.  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.