Louisvillians who live near the JBS Swift meat-packing plant in Butchertown are advised to stay indoors following an anhydrous ammonia leak. “The sirens sounded,” says a MetroSafe official. “If you can hear the sirens, you should stay inside.”
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 Louisville Air Pollution Control District has ordered Swift and Company to reduce the odors coming from its Butchertown pork processing operation.