Testing Facilities

The Ernst Hall at the University of Louisville housed the Air Quality Monitoring Lab.

The lab was run by John Metaxas, a 20+ year veteran in chemical testing.

Small, stainless steel cylinders were placed in chosen sites to collect air samples. These samples were then be taken back to the lab for analysis.

The cylinders contained a representative sample of the air in the area tested. Several samples were obtained to ensure accurate results.

The samples were analyzed by a gas chromatograph for 82 different chemicals that are released by industry, mobile source and other human activity.

The chemicals being assessed were those identified as potentially being in the community, and of concern to environmental quality and public health.

Note: We split samples to assure the accuracy of our results with the US EPA lab in Athens, GA, and the state DEP lab in Frankfort, KY.



**The testing lab previously sponsored by the University of Louisville has been dismantled.**

The WJCCTF meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., at the NIA Center.



Nia Center on 2900 West Broadway st.
Louisville, KY 40211
Tel: 502-548-9042 | Email: wjcctf.lou@gmail.com

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