Several dozen Louisvillians boarded a bus this morning at St. William Church in West Louisville. They set off to view and learn about the kinds of sites you wouldn’t want on a sight-seeing tour: a garbage dump, a chemical factory, a sewage treatment plant. But these were no unusual tourists. These were participants in Kentucky Interfaith Power and Light’s Environmental Health and Justice Tour.
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a new initiative to track toxic air pollution at some of the nation’s schools. Louisville’s Air Pollution Control Board spokesman Matt Stull says the EPA will prioritize schools most at risk based on state input.