LG&E Dismisses Metro Government Coal Ash Sampling; Releases New Data

Louisville Gas and Electric says the company has found little evidence of coal ash settling on homes near its Cane Run Power Station. The company is dismissing sampling performed by Louisville Metro Government that showed ash was present. Residents living near the Cane Run power plant in southwest Louisville say dust and coal ash leave […]

Independent Audit Finds LG&E, KU Customer Service Lacking

An independent review ordered by the Public Service Commission has found Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric’s customer service falling short of what is expected. The report was released today. The review found that satisfaction with the utility’s customer service has steadily declined since 2008, and that call centers around the state aren’t meeting […]

Most Area Residents Should Have Electricity By Wednesday

Power should be restored to all but a few Louisville Gas & Electric customers by tomorrow. After the storm hit on Saturday, more than 119,000 in Louisville were without electricity. At 5:00p.m. there are currently more than 20,000 in Jefferson County without power. LG&E spokesman Chip Keeling says residents should have power by Wednesday at […]

UPDATED: More Coal Ash Problems at Cane Run

Even though problematic machinery was briefly taken offline, there are still problems with coal ash at Louisville Gas & Electric’s Cane Run power plant. Residents are reporting seeing coal ash coming out of the plant and into the air both yesterday and today. LG&E took the sludge processing plant out of commission after it malfunctioned, […]