Oct 16 2020 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District announces a hearing on a Source-Specific VOC Bubble Agreed Board Order with LL Flex, LLC (“ABO”). If approved, the Air Pollution Control District will submit the ABO to EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Oct 13 2020 Air Pollution Control District Response to Comments on ANPR for Regulation 5.15

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (APCD) has issued a response to comments received during the comment period for the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) for APCD Regulation 5.15, Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions. The comment period was held from May 27 to August 25, 2020.

Oct 8 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Rohm and Haas – Louisville Plant (produces various coatings and resins), 4300 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. This permit is being issued to incorporate Federal Regulation 40 CFR 61 Subpart FF – National Emission Standard for Benzene Waste Operations (BWON). The 30-day public comment period starts on October 10, 2020, and ends on November 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.

Oct 6 2020 City announces grant funding opportunity for organizations serving system-involved youth

Grant applications being accepted now through October 16

Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council and the Office of Youth Development today announced grant funding to benefit system-involved youth in our community.

Oct 1 2020 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Community invited to display purple lights as part of “Love in a New Light” campaign

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month; a time to celebrate survivors, honor those who have died, raise awareness, and confirm our commitment to preventing intimate partner violence in our community. 

Sep 30 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

During the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness leaders said Louisville’s COVID-19 cases are steadily increasing again.

“Our alert status remains in the orange level, but our daily incidence of cases is quickly inching closer to red,” said Bill Altman, a consultant who is leading the city’s COVID-19 testing strategy.

Sep 30 2020 Facebook Town Hall tonight to discuss the state of infant mortality in Kentucky

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness along with Norton Children’s Hospital Prevention and Wellness are sponsoring a Facebook Town Hall on infant mortality tonight at 6 p.m.

Sep 28 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) K1 (bleaches, hydrogenates, deodorizes, and refines soybean oil), 2520 South 7th Street, Louisville, KY 40208 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued as administrative permit revision incorporating construction permit C-0291-0011-20-F. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 29, 2020, and ends on October 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.

Sep 25 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for Eurofins Genomics LLC (genomics lab), 12701 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to incorporate Construction Permit C-1849-0001-20-F into the FEDOOP. This construction permit was issued to install three production CFS-384 synthesizers and one R&D CFS-384 synthesizer. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 26, 2020, and ends on October 26, 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.

Sep 24 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for Frontier Logistical Services, LLC (bulk liquid chemical distribution facility), 3601 Ralph Ave., Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued to renew the operating FEDOOP permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 25, 2020, and ends on October 26, 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.

Sep 22 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Anderson Finishing Solutions, Inc. (wood furniture coating operation), 3138 Del Park Terrace, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued as the regularly scheduled permit renewal and Anderson Finishing Solutions, Inc. has applied to be exempt from STAR regulations. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 22, 2020, and ends on October 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.

Sep 22 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

 

Sep 16 2020 Louisville officials add new data to COVID-19 data dashboard

This week Mayor Greg Fischer, Dr. Sarah Moyer and other health officials announced new data additions to the city’s COVID-19 data dashboard.

Sep 14 2020 Plenty of COVID-19 testing available with faster results

Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Chief Health Strategist, says Louisville has greatly increased testing capacity for COVID-19 and results from tests are being delivered within 24 to 72 hours.

Sep 11 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to The Chemours Company FC, LLC (manufactures refrigerant gases), 4200 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. This permit is being issued to construct two new storage tanks and associated piping components to store raw material chloroform. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 13, 2020, and ends on October 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.