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Kentucky Rep. Whitfield’s Bill Would Allow States to ‘Opt Out’ of Carbon Dioxide Regulations

May 5, 2015

“The bill does not repeal the Clean Power Plan nor does it preclude a state from moving forward with EPA’s agenda,” Whitfield said in a statement. “It simply creates a voluntary process to prevent the proposed rule from imposing unnecessary economic hardship.” Read Story

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McConnell Cites New Legal Argument Opposing EPA’s Proposed Carbon Regulations

April 30, 2015

The EPA’s proposal—which hasn’t yet been finalized—will set greenhouse gas emissions reductions for each state. Read Story

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Air Quality Improving in Major Kentucky Counties, Officials Say

April 6, 2015

Federal and state officials say air quality is improving in several major areas across Kentucky. The Environmental Protection Agency late last week revised air quality designations for pollution in five Kentucky counties. Those improvements are found in Campbell, Kenton, Boone, Jefferson, … Read Story

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AIR Louisville Project Uses Collaborative Approach in Researching Respiratory Ailments

March 24, 2015

The Institute for Healthy Air, Water and Soil has relaunched a project to track and monitor respiratory illness and prevalence in Jefferson County. Read Story

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Downtown Louisville Art Exhibit Makes Air Quality Visible

March 19, 2015

A newly installed public art project in downtown Louisville seeks to make air pollution visible in a new way. Read Story

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Update: Louisville Officials Have Maybe Figured Out the Source of That Smell

March 2, 2015

There's a bad smell in parts of the Louisville area but nobody knows where it's coming from—and it's not thought to be toxic, according to Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District spokesman Tom Nord. Read Story

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JBS Swift Fined $48,000 for Air Pollution Violations at Butchertown Plant

February 23, 2015

Pork processor JBS Swift has been cited again for air pollution violations at its plant in Louisville’s Butchertown neighborhood. Read Story