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 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 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 Air Pollution Control District Seeks Public Comment

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will accept oral statements at a public hearing on June 19, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Edison Room at the Air Pollution Control District, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, Ky 40203, on amendments to District Regulations.

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.

May 29 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Packaging Unlimited (cardboard box production), 1121 West Kentucky Street, Louisville, KY 40210 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal, incorporation of construction permit for new flexographic printing presses and cutters. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 30, 2019, and ends on July 01, 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.

May 29 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete, LLC (concrete batch plant), 1561 East Washington Street, Louisville, KY 40206 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal, ownership/name change and removal of greenhouse gas limits. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 30, 2019, and ends on July 01, 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.

May 2 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Louisville Gas and Electric Company Zorn Generating Station (peak load electrical generating station), 3001 Upper River Road, Louisville, 40207, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install a natural gas compressor to provide a boost to fuel gas pressure for the combustion turbine. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 4, 2019, and ends on June 4, 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.

May 2 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Superior Solvents & Chemical, Inc. (solvent and chemical distributor), 4211 Bramers Lane, 40216 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This action is being issued to renew the operating permit. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 3, 2019, and ends on June 3, 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.

May 1 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to GE Appliances, A Haier Company (residential appliance manufacturer), 4000 Buechel Bank Road, Louisville, 40231, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install a new drawing compound applicator and modify an existing drawing compound applicator. This equipment is used in conjunction with metal-forming equipment used to fabricate clothes dryer drums. The 30-day public comment period starts on May 2, 2019, and ends on June 3, 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.

Apr 23 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to Conco, Inc. (manufacturer of US Military-grade ammunition cans and boxes), 4000 Oaklawn Drive, Louisville, KY 40219, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 25, 2019, and ends on May 28, 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.