Sep 8 2016 Flynn Brothers Contracting, Inc. (Hot Mix Asphalt Production Plant): Notice of Action on a FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0415-16-F

            The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Flynn Brothers Contracting, Inc. (Hot Mix Asphalt Production Plant), 4620 Robards Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts September 09, 2016, and ends on October 10, 2016.  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 7 2016 City Website Ranked Among Best in the Nation

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the Center for Digital Government has again named Louisvilleky.gov, the official city website for Louisville Metro Government, as one of the top city websites in America.

The Best of the Web Awards recognize cities that constantly innovate, focus on services and work to improve the user experience. This is the eighth year the site has placed in the top 5 nationally.

Sep 7 2016 MPLX Terminals, LLC—Kramers Lane Terminal: Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0143-16-F

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to MPLX Terminals, LLC—Kramers Lane Terminal (distribution of gasoline products), 3920 Kramers Lane, Louisville, KY 40216, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts September 7, 2016 and ends on October 7, 2016. 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 7 2016 Riverside Paving and Contracting, Inc.: Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0150-16-F

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Riverside Paving and Contracting, Inc. (Hot Mix Asphalt Production Plant), 263 Eiler Avenue, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts September 08, 2016 and ends on October 10, 2016. 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

Aug 25 2016 Air Quality Alert for Friday, 8/26/2016

An Air Quality Alert for ozone is being issued for Friday, 8/26/2016, in Louisville and Southern Indiana. 

Aug 19 2016 Public Comment Period and Hearing for Regulations 1.02, 1.15, 2.05 and 3.01

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period August 19, 2016, on Regulation 1.02, Version 14, Definitions; Regulation 1.15, Version 17, Version of Federal Regulations Adopted and Incorporated by Reference; Regulation 2.05, Version 11, Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality; and Regulation 3.01, Version 6, Ambient Air Quality Standards that were proposed on August 17, 2016.  If adopted by the Board, these regulations will be submitted to U.S. EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

Jul 26 2016 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-1216-1004-16-V for BAE Systems

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to BAE Systems (manufacturer of weapons systems for the military), 163 Rochester Drive, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts July 28, 2016 and ends on August 29, 2016. 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 21 2016 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0290-16-F for Avoca Asphalt Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Avoca Asphalt Plant (Hot Mix Asphalt Production Plant), 12613 Avoca Road (13400 Old Henry Road), in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts July 22, 2016 and ends on August 22, 2016. 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 19 2016 Air Quality Alert for Wednesday, 7/20/2016

An Air Quality Alert for ozone is being issued for Wednesday, 7/20/2016, in Louisville and Southern Indiana. 

Jul 12 2016 Notice of Hearing Cancellation for proposed SIP revision to the PM 2.5 §172(c)(1) RACM for Jefferson and Bullitt County Areas

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District opened a public comment period June 8, 2016, on a proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision to the Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) §172(c)(1) Reasonably Available Control Measures (RACM) Determination for the Louisville/Jefferson & Bullitt County Areas. This revision, when approved by the U.S. EPA, will determine that RACM have been achieved in the Louisville/Jefferson & Bullitt County Areas. 

Jul 12 2016 Proposed Agreed Board Order 16-05 with University of Louisville

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on an Agreed Board Order with the University of Louisville. The University is alleged to have violated District Regulation 5.04 (Adoption of Federal Emission Standard for Asbestos) at the facility located at 215 Eastern Pkwy in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Jul 8 2016 Proposed Title V Operating Permit O-1912-16-V and proposed Title V Construction Permit 82-09-C (R1) for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit and a construction permit to E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (vinyl fluoride manufacturing plant), 4250 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts July 10, 2016 and ends on August 9, 2016. 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 5 2016 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-1584-16-F for BYK Additives, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to BYK Additives Inc. specialty additive manufacturing facility, 1335 South 13th Street, Louisville, KY 40210 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts July 8, 2016 and ends on August 8, 2016. 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 29 2016 Air Quality Alert for Thursday, 6/30/2016

An Air Quality Alert for ozone is being issued for Thursday, 6/30/2016, in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Forecasters believe ozone will be unhealthy for sensitive groups such as seniors, young children, and people with respiratory ailments like asthma and COPD. The general public is not likely to be affected.

To check the air quality, go to www.louisvilleky.gov/airquality

Jun 28 2016 Airnow.gov will be offline July 1-5, 2016

From 10 p.m. July 1 through 6 a.m. July 5, Airnow.gov will be offline for maintenance.