Butchertown http://wfpl.org en Louisville's Swift Plant Fined $98,000 for Two Years of Odor, Permit Violations http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-swift-plant-fined-98000-two-years-odor-permit-violations <p>Louisville Metro Government has fined the JBS/Swift plant in the city’s Butchertown neighborhood nearly $100,000 for violations.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/212304079/Swift-NOV02471-03-7-14-1" target="_blank">Notice of Violation</a> issued by the Louisville Air Pollution Control District alleges that the JBS Swift plant in Butchertown let objectionable odors leave the plant numerous times over the past two years, and cites more than 50 complaints from local residents. The facility was also fined for failing to report emissions and keep monitoring records.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:16:27 +0000 Erica Peterson 8862 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's Swift Plant Fined $98,000 for Two Years of Odor, Permit Violations Small Ammonia Leak in Butchertown Leads to Plant Evacuation http://wfpl.org/post/small-ammonia-leak-butchertown-leads-plant-evacuation <p>According to Louisville Emergency Management, there's been a "very small" ammonia leak at a Stir the Pot, a Butchertown food manufacturing plant. A Code Red alert was sent out to the plant's neighbors, but the Louisville Fire Department says there's no danger to the public. Plant employees were evacuated.</p><p>Stir the Pot is&nbsp; located at 1057 E. Washington Street.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:46:23 +0000 Erica Peterson 1699 at http://wfpl.org