The Air Pollution Control District has approved a permit that would allow a company in Louisville’s Rubbertown neighborhood to stop using a hazardous chemical. The switch would substitute two other chemicals in the process. Neither cyclohexane nor methylcyclohexane are regulated under the city’s Strategic Toxic Air Reduction Program. American Synthetic Rubber was granted permission to… Continue reading Metro Government Grants Permit to Phase Out Toluene at Rubbertown Plant
Ozone levels will be at an unhealthy level in the Louisville metro today. The Louisville Air Pollution Control District advises that those sensitive to ozone include children and active adults, older adults, and people with heart disease, and lung disease, such as asthma.
The Environmental Protection Agency has declared several counties in Kentucky and Indiana to be out of compliance with federal standards for fine particle air pollution, or soot. Jefferson is one of those counties.