Chemical Spill Reported in Rubbertown–Update: Spill Is Contained

A chemical spill has been reported in Louisville’s Rubbertown neighborhood, but officials say there’s no threat to the public. American Synthetics on Campground Road reported a leak of toluene this evening. Toluene is a clear liquid that smells like paint thinner. It’s used to make rubber, paints and adhesives. The spill is under control, and… Continue reading Chemical Spill Reported in Rubbertown–Update: Spill Is Contained

Company Has Until Friday To Appeal MSD Fine

By Rick Howlett A Louisville company has until Friday to appeal a fine of more than $102,000 levied by the Metropolitan Sewer District for a February chemical spill that sent vapors into some homes in the Beechmont neighborhood. An MSD attorney tells the Courier-Journal that the fine against Nuplex Resins is the largest in at… Continue reading Company Has Until Friday To Appeal MSD Fine