Residents in the Butchertown neighborhood want Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer to put tighter regulations on a JBS Swift plant in the wake of a chemical leak.
The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment has agreed to move a hearing about Butchertown’s JBS meatpacking and slaughtering plant to November. At issue is whether the company violated its land use agreements with the city. The Butchertown plant began construction on an expanded hog enclosure more than a year ago. It didn’t apply to the… Continue reading BOZA Sets November Hearing On JBS Plant
The JBS Swift Company will be allowed to move forward with enhancements at its meatpacking plant in Louisville’s Butchertown neighborhood, but with certain conditions. The Louisville Metro Board of Adjustment Monday approved a request from Swift to modify its zoning permit to complete construction of an enclosure where hogs are unloaded. Swift will also be allowed… Continue reading BOZA Approves Changes At Swift Butchertown Plant
After a lengthy debate over procedural matters, a Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment public hearing on an expansion of the Swift and Company meat-packing plant in Butchertown was postponed until next month. The board was supposed to hear public comment and vote Monday on a request from Swift to approve a $2 million expansion that… Continue reading Swift & Company Zoning Hearing Delayed