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Air Pollution Control Newsroom - 2013 Archive


12/20/2013
Carbide Industries Title V Operating Permit 140-97-TV(R2)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a Title V operating permit to Carbide Industries, LLC, 4400 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16.

12/4/2013
American Synthetic Rubber Company Construction Permit TV-13-1013-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to American Synthetic Rubber Company (synthetic rubber production), 4500 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for Phase 2 of a project to replace Toluene with a non-hazardous material in their chemical process

11/27/2013
Kosmos Cement Company Construction Permits 33017-13-C and TV-13-1001-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue two Title V Construction permits to Kosmos Cement Company, a portlant cement production plant, located at 15301 Dixie Hwy, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for a truck/railcar loading spout and for modification of the kilns to allow combustion of other materials.

11/13/2013
Proposed Agreed Board Order with Louisville Gas and Electric Company
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on November 20, 2013, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with Louisville Gas and Electric Company. LG&E is alleged to have violated District Regulations 1.05 (Compliance with Emission Standards and Maintenance), 1.07 (Excess Emissions During Startups, Shutdowns, and Upset Conditions), 1.09 (Prohibition of Air Pollution), 1.13 (Control of Objectionable Odors in the Ambient Air), 1.14 (Control of Fugitive Particulate Emissions), and 7.08 (Standards of Performance for New Process Operations) at its facility located at 5252 Cane Run Road in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

11/9/2013
Lubrizol Advanced Materials Construction Permit TV-13-1012-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a Title V Construction permit to Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc., a chemical manufacturing plant, located at 4200 Bells Lane, Louisville, KY 40211, in accordance with Regulation 2.03, to construct a new resin line, a new compounding line, and new raw material feed systems for an existing compounding line. The public comment period starts on November 10, 2013 and ends on December 11, 2013.

10/29/2013
Visual Image Systems FEDOOP Permit 27864-13-F
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Visual Image Systems, LLC (Screen and Digital Printing Company), 1808 Laser Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

10/11/2013
Zeon Chemicals LP Title V Construction Permit TV-13-1014-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit for a VOC storage tank at Zeon Chemicals L.P. in accordance with Regulation 2.16

10/11/2013
Advance Ready Mix FEDOOP Permit 27847-13-F
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Advance Ready Mix – Plant #3 (dry batch ready mix concrete plant), 3098 Element Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

10/11/2013
Advance Ready Mix FEDOOP Permit 27703-13-F
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Advance Ready Mix – Plants #1 & #2 (dry batch ready mix concrete plant), 820 E.Water Street and 210 N. Clay Street, in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

10/9/2013
Proposed Agreed Board Order with Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on October 16, 2013, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC. Rohm and Haas is alleged to have violated District Regulations 1.07 (Excess Emissions During Startups, Shutdowns, and Upset Conditions) and 2.16 (Title V Operating Permits) at the facility located on Camp Ground Road in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

8/29/2013
Air Quality Alert for Friday, August 30
An Air Quality Alert has been called for the Louisville metropolitan area for Friday, August 30, 2013. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups range. The AQI is expected to reach 133 for ozone.

8/14/2013
Proposed Agreed Board Order with Advance Ready-Mix Concrete, Inc.
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on August 21, 2013, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with Advance Ready-Mix Concrete, Inc. Advance is alleged to have violated District Regulations 1.05 (Compliance with Emission Standards and Maintenance Requirements) 1.07 (Excess Emissions During Startups, Shutdowns, and Upset Conditions) 1.14 (Control of Fugitive Particulate Emissions) and 2.03 (Permit Requirements - Non-Title V Construction and Operating Permits and Demolition/Renovation Notices) at facilities located at Shelby Street and Water Street in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

8/14/2013
Recast Energy Louisville LLC Title V Construction Permit 32409-11-C(R3)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction pPermit for three natural gas fired boilers at Recast Energy Louisville LLC, in accordance with Regulation 2.16

7/23/2013
Advance Ready Mix FEDOOP Permit 27847-13-F
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Advance Ready Mix – Plant #3 (dry batch ready mix concrete plant), 3098 Element Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

7/20/2013
Proposed Amended Board Order with Louisville Medical Center Steam Plant
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period July 22, 2013, on an amended Board Order and site-specific plan for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) reasonably available control technology (RACT) for Louisville Medical Center Steam Plant. 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.

7/19/2013
Zeon Chemicals L.P. Title V Operating Permit 151-97-TV(R3)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a Title V Operating Permit for Zeon Chemicals, L.P., in accordance with Regulation 2.16

7/18/2013
FEDOOP Permit for Keebler Company
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to The Keebler Company (baked goods manufacturing operating), 2287 Ralph Avenue, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts July 18, 2013, and ends on August 16, 2013. 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.

7/15/2013
Air Quality Alert for Tuesday, July 16
The air quality is expected to become unhealthy for sensitive groups on Tuesday.

7/10/2013
Proposed Agreed Board Order with Kosair Charities Committee, Inc.
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on July 17, 2013, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with Kosair Charities Committee, Inc. Kosair is alleged to have violated District Regulation 5.04 (Adoption of Federal Emission Standard for Asbestos) at its facility located at Eastern Parkway.

6/19/2013
Air Quality Alert for Thursday June 20
The air quality is expected to be unhealthy for sensitive groups.

6/12/2013
Proposed Agreed Board Order with Eckart America Corporation and Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc., Lo
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on June 19, 2013, on proposed Agreed Board Orders with Eckart America Corporation and Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc., Louisville Foil Plant. Eckart is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.16 (Title V Operating Permits) and 2.03 (Permit Requirements - Non-Title V Construction and Operating Permits and Demolition/Renovation Permits) at its facility located at 4101 Camp Ground Road in Jefferson County, Kentucky. The Reynolds Order regards additional control of volatile organic compounds pursuant to District Regulations 1.08 (Administrative Procedures) and 2.16 (Title V Operating Permits).

6/12/2013
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Construction Permit 37374-13-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Momentive Specialty Chemicals. in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for a wastewater treatment digester.

6/12/2013
Air Pollution Control Board Public Notice 6-12-2013
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on June 19, 2013, on proposed Agreed Board Orders with Eckart America Corporation and Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc., Louisville Foil Plant.

5/24/2013
JBS FEDOOP Operating Permit 111-01-F (R4)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew the operating permit to JBS USA. in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

5/8/2013
University of Louisville Title V Operating Permit 329-03-TV(R3)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a Title V Operating Permit for the University of Louisville, Belknap Campus, in accordance with Regulation 2.16

4/30/2013
PPG FEDOOP Operating Permit 124-97-F (R4)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to PPG Architectural Finishes. in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

4/26/2013
Response to Public Comment on Proposed Near-Road Multi-Pollutant Monitoring Station
Proposed Near-Road Multi-Pollutant Monitoring Station

4/19/2013
Outer Loop Recycling Title V Operating Permit 149-97-TV(R1) and Construction Permit 422-08-C(R2)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a Title V Operating Permit, in accordance with Regulation 2.16, and revise a construction permit. in accordance with Regulation 2.03, to change TAC limits, to Waste Management of Kentucky's Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility

4/18/2013
GE Appliances Construction Permit 37206-13-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to GE Appliances. in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for a new plastic regrind system.

4/10/2013
Proposed Agreed Board Order with Louisville Gas & Electric Company
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on April 17, 2013, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with Louisville Gas and Electric Company. LG&E is alleged to have violated District Regulations 1.13 (Control of Objectionable Odors in the Ambient Air) and 1.14 (Control of Fugitive Particulate Emissions) at its facility located at 5252 Cane Run Road in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

4/9/2013
IQL FEDOOP Operating Permit 36523-13-F
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to IQL Corporation. in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

4/4/2013
Kosmos Cement Company Construction Permit 36017-13-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Kosmos Cement Company. in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for truck/railcar loading spout.

3/29/2013
Caldwell Tanks Construction Permit 36880-13-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Caldwell Tanks, Inc.. in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for a plasma cutting machine.

3/29/2013
Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to APCD Regulations
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on April 10, 2013, on amendments to District Regulation 1.02 Definitions Version #13, Draft #1, Regulation 2.02 Air Pollution Regulation Requirements and Exemptions Version #7, Draft #1, Regulation 2.03 Authorization to Construct or Operate; Demolition/Renovation Notices and Permit Version #8, Draft #1, Regulation 2.08 Fees Version #26, Draft #1, Regulation 2.16 Title V Operating Permits Version #7, Draft #1, Regulation 2.17 Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit Version #4, Draft #1, and Regulation 5.00 Definitions Version #2, Draft #1 which were proposed on February 20, 2013. If adopted by the Board, Regulations 1.02 Version #13, 2.02 Version #7, 2.03 Version #8 and 2.17 Version #4 will be submitted to EPA for inclusion in the Kentucky State Implementation Plan.

3/22/2013
University of Louisville Construction Permit 37071-13-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to University of Louisville. in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for spray booth.

3/8/2013
Proposed Near-Road Multi-Pollutant Monitoring Station
The Commonwealth of Kentucky, Division for Air Quality and the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) are seeking public comment on a proposal to establish a near-road multi-pollutant ambient air monitoring station in Louisville, Kentucky.

3/2/2013
Advance Ready Mix FEDOOP Operating Permit 27840-13-F
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew an operating permit to Advance Ready Mix-- Plant #5. in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

3/1/2013
Atkemix Ten FEDOOP Operating Permit 149-02-F(R1)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew an operating permit to Atkemix Ten . in accordance with Regulation 2.17.

3/1/2013
E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. Inc Title V Operating Permit 160-97-TV(R1)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. Inc. in accordance with Regulation 2.16.

2/23/2013
Eckart America Construction Permit 36563-13-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Eckart America Corporation. in accordance with Regulation 2.03, for miscellaneous equipment.

2/22/2013
Proposed Changes to APCD Permitting Program
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board opens a public comment period February 22, 2013, on amendments to District Regulation 1.02 Definitions, Regulation 2.02 Air Pollution Regulation Requirements and Exemptions, Regulation 2.03 Authorization to Construct or Operate; Demolition/Renovation Notices and Permit, Regulation 2.08 Fees, Regulation 2.16 Title V Operating Permits, Regulation 2.17 Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permit, and Regulation 5.00 Definitions.

2/13/2013
Proposed Agreed Board Order with Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on February 20, 2013, on a proposed Agreed Board Order with Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Momentive is alleged to have violated District Regulations 1.07 (Excess Emissions During Startups, Shutdowns, and Upset Conditions) and 2.17 (Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permits) at its facility located at 6200 Camp Ground Road in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

2/7/2013
United Parcel Service Inc Title V Operating Permit 146-97-TV(R1)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a Title V operating permit to United Parcel Service in accordance with Regulation 2.16.

2/7/2013
United Parcel Service Inc Construction Permit 35442-12-C
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit for emergency fire pumps and emergency generators to United Parcel Service, inc. in accordance with Regulation 2.03.

1/19/2013
Recast Energy Louisville LLC Construction Permit 32409-11-C(R1)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit for a natural gas-fired boiler at Recast Energy Louisville, LLC, in accordance with Regulation 2.16.

1/17/2013
Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Title V Operating Permit 149-97-TV(R1) and Permit 442-08-C(R2)
The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue to Waste Management of Kentucky a Title V operating permit and a construction permit, in accordance with Regulation 2.16 and 2.03.