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Coal Ash Scares, Sickens Southwest Louisville Neighborhood–Part One

by Erica Peterson July 20, 2011

You can’t see the smokestacks of the Cane Run Power Station from Stephanie Hogan’s home, even though she lives a block away. And while the power plant isn’t visible, it’s still a looming presence in Hogan’s life. “Oh, he breathes so bad, he sounds like Darth Vader.” Hogan shakes her head, and Cody wheezes. “You […]

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LG&E Discusses Coal Ash Sampling With Cane Run Families

by Erica Peterson July 18, 2011

Louisville Gas and Electric gathered three southwest Louisville Monday night to discuss the results of recent studies on coal ash. The studies were commissioned to determine whether the hazardous ash was leaving LG&E’s Cane Run power plant, as the homeowners have asserted. LG&E did two sets of sampling. The first set took results directly off […]

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LG&E to Meet with Cane Run Road Residents About Coal Ash Reports

by Erica Peterson July 18, 2011

Louisville Gas and Electric will hold a meeting with several southwest Louisville homeowners tonight to discuss the results of two recent studies about coal ash and the Cane Run Road power plant. LG&E stores coal ash in landfills and in a pond on its property in southwest Louisville. Those who live near the plant have […]

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