EPA Will Hold Community Meeting With Black Leaf Neighbors

The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to hold a community meeting after soil testing revealed contamination near 50 homes in Louisville’s Park Hill neighborhood. The Environmental Protection Agency found signs of contamination—like heavy metals and pesticides—in every yard it tested near the former Black Leaf Chemical site in Park Hill. After letters were sent to […]

Councilman David James Asks EPA to Address Black Leaf Contamination With Community

District 6 Councilman David James is requesting the Environmental Protection Agency hold a public meeting to address recent soil testing near the Black Leaf Chemical site. As we reported yesterday, the EPA found various levels of contamination in all 50 homes it tested near the Black Leaf Chemical site. Nine of those homes—nearly 20 percent—had […]

EPA Releases Results of Soil Testing to Black Leaf Chemical Site Neighbors

The Environmental Protection Agency has sent letters to homeowners in Louisville’s Park Hill neighborhood who live near the former Black Leaf Chemical site and had their soil tested earlier this year. The Black Leaf Chemical site is a 29-acre parcel in the middle of Park Hill that was home to numerous pesticide manufacturing companies up […]

EPA Briefs Park Hill Residents on Black Leaf Chemical Contamination

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun cleaning up the former Black Leaf Chemical site in Louisville’s Park Hill neighborhood. The agency was in town tonight to update the community on its progress. Black Leaf Chemical was a pesticide-manufacturing company that operated on a 29-acre site in Park Hill from 1930 to 1970. Up until at […]