May 23 2016 Air Quality Alert for Tuesday, 5/24/2016

An Air Quality Alert for ozone is being issued for Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

May 20 2016 APCD ending redundant Stage II gas pump program

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board has ratified a plan to stop requiring gas stations in Louisville/Jefferson County to install and maintain equipment to capture fugitive gasoline vapors at the pump. The so-called “Stage II” program is being eliminated now that a majority of motor vehicles have vapor-recovery technology installed at the factory.

May 11 2016 Proposed new version of APCD Regulation 6.40

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period April 13, 2016, on amendments to District Regulation 6.40 Standards of Performance for Gasoline Transfer to Motor Vehicles (Stage II Vapor Recovery and Control Systems) Version #4, Draft #1, that were proposed on April 11, 2016. If adopted by the Board, Regulation 6.40 will be submitted to EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

May 10 2016 Proposed NOx RACT Plan Amendment 3 with Texas Gas Transmission

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will accept oral statements at a public hearing on May 18, 2016, at 10:00 in the Board Room, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, KY 40203, on an amended Board Order and site-specific plan for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) reasonably available control technology (RACT) for Texas Gas Transmission, LLC, 10327 Gaslight Way, Louisville, KY 40299. If approved by the Board, this amended NOx RACT plan will be submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for revision of the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

May 10 2016 Proposed board orders with BYK Additives and with American Synthetic Rubber

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on proposed Agreed Board Orders with BYK Additives Inc. and American Synthetic Rubber Company. BYK Additives is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.17 (Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permits) at the facility located on Hill Street in Jefferson County KY. The ASRC Order proposes enhanced Leak Detection and Repair monitoring at the facility located on Camp Ground Road in Jefferson County KY.

May 6 2016 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0465-16-F (R1) for Universal Minerals, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Universal Minerals, Inc., 8250 Port Road, Louisville, KY 40258 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts May 7, 2016 and ends on June 6, 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.

May 6 2016 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0493-16-F for U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to U.S. Army Corp of Engineers – Physical Support Branch, 2605 Shippingport Road, Louisville, KY 40212 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts May 7, 2016 and ends on June 6, 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.

May 5 2016 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0036-1000-15-V (R2) for Clariant Corp.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Clariant Corporation (Louisville West Plant), 1227 South 12th Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30 day public comment period starts May 7, 2016 and ends June 6, 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.

Apr 27 2016 Proposed Title V Operating Permit O-0741-15-V for MPLX Terminals, LLC - Algonquin Terminal

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to MPLX Terminals, LLC—Algonquin Terminal (distribution of gasoline products), 4510 Algonquin Parkway, Louisville KY 40211, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts April 30, 2016 and ends on May 31, 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.

Apr 20 2016 Proposed Title V Construction Permit C-0028-1003-16-V for Hexion, Inc.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Hexion Inc. (formaldehyde and phenolic resins manufacturing plant), 6200 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts April 23, 2016 and ends on May 24, 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.

Apr 20 2016 Air Quality Alert for Wednesday (4/20)

There is an Air Quality Alert for Ozone on Wednesday (4/20) in Metro Louisville and Southern Indiana.

Apr 20 2016 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-1495-15-F for G&K Services

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for G&K Services (Industrial Laundry Service), 1200 Maple Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts April 21, 2016 and ends on May 23, 2016. The purpose of the significant revision is to add a new dryer. 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 19 2016 Proposed Title V Operating Permit 92-97-TV (R3) for Texas Gas Transmission, LLC

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (natural gas transmission company), 13027 Gaslight Way, Louisville, KY 40299, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30 day public comment period starts April 21, 2016 and ends on May 23, 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.

Apr 15 2016 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0838-16-F for International Paper Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for International Paper Company (Corrugated box manufacturing and flexography printing), 4400 Progress Blvd., in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts April 16, 2016 and ends on May 17, 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.

Apr 14 2016 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit O-0754-15-F for Multi-Metals

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Multi-Metals, 715 E. Gray St., Louisville, KY 40202, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts April 15, 2016 and ends on May 16, 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.