Jul 16 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Whayne Supply Company (Caterpillar dealership from heavy machinery, to agribusiness, to on-highway trucks), 1440 Cecil Company, Louisville, KY 40211 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 July 17, 2019, and ends on August 16, 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.

Jul 15 2019 Groundbreaking Planned for Major Improvements at Charlie Vettiner Park

Event marks start of $800,000 investment in park

Jul 12 2019 Air Quality Alert for Saturday (07/13)

News Item about air quality alert for Saturday (07/13)

Jul 8 2019 APCD Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking / Opening of Informal Comment Period

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (the District) is giving this Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and opens an informal public comment period July 8, 2019, on amendments to Regulation 1.08, Administrative Procedures.

Jul 2 2019 Air Pollution Control District Issues Independence Day Fireworks Advisory

As we celebrate Independence Day this week, the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District is reminding you that it is illegal in Louisville Metro to shoot off airborne and/or exploding fireworks in your yard or neighborhood.

Jun 28 2019 Air Quality Alert for Friday (6/28)

News item about an air quality alert for Friday (6/28).

Jun 28 2019 Free Classes to Help Smokers Quit

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes using the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program.  The 8-session program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Participants receive free supplies of nicotine replacement products.

Jun 27 2019 The Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act helps to ensure that any woman can work to support her family without risking the health of her pregnancy and developing child

Dr. Sarah MoyerBy Dr. Sarah Moyer

 

Jun 26 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for Koroseal Interior Products (commercial wallcovering production), 7929 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This action revises the permit issued September 3, 2016, to incorporate the conditions of construction permit C-1847-1002-19-F (02-18-2019) which added two new 6-station printer/laminators.  This permit also adds new emission limits for the source to meet STAR-exemption requirements. Additionally, this permit removes limits for greenhouse gasses to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 opinion in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA. 

Jun 12 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Rogers Group Inc. (limestone quarry), 13400 Old Henry Road, Louisville, KY 40223 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal, includes the addition of 3 conveyors (TC28, TC29 and TC6a) that were left out of 27662-14-F(R1) and the incorporation of construction permit C-0145-1000-19 for underground mining equipment. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 13, 2019, and ends on July 15, 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.

Jun 11 2019 Public Health and Wellness and Louisville Grows Offer Nutrition Class to Prevent Lead Poisoning

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, in partnership with Louisville Grows, is holding a free Lead Poisoning Prevention Class focusing on which foods can help to prevent lead from being absorbed into the body. The class is targeted to parents of children under age 6 and pregnant women. 

Jun 6 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Carbide (manufactures calcium carbide), 4400 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This action is being issued to renew the operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on June 8, 2019 and ends on July 8, 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.

Jun 5 2019 Enforcement of the Children’s Meal Ordinance Goes into Effect Friday

Enforcement of the Children’s Menu Ordinance will begin Friday, June 7. The ordinance applies to all restaurants in Louisville that offer a Children’s Meal that includes a combination of food items and a beverage that are sold together at a single price. 

Jun 4 2019 New Children's Meal Ordinance goes into effect June 7, 2019

Louisville food service establishments offering a children’s meal that includes a combination of food items and a beverage that are sold together at a single price must comply with the provisions of the new Children's Meal Ordinance that goes into effect Friday, June 7.

Jun 4 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host Shawnee Community Celebration, Senior Farmer Market registrations and more

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in June include the10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration on June 15th, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program sign-ups at all eight Neighborhood Place locations, hiring opportunities by FedEx, Sodexo and the U.S. Census Bureau, and much more.  To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.