LG&E, Kentucky Utilities To Replace Three Coal Plants With Natural Gas

One of Louisville’s two coal-fired power plants will be taken offline in the next five years. By 2016, Cane Run Power Station will be replaced by natural gas—a fuel that’s cleaner than conventional coal. Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities will retire the Cane Run plant in southwest Louisville, as well as two other […]

LG&E Says Malfunctioning Machine at Cane Run Being Repaired

Louisville Gas & Electric says a piece of machinery that malfunctioned last weekend at their Cane Run Power Station should be up and running next week. Residents complained after clouds of dust were visible above the plant’s landfill in southwest Louisville. They’ve documented instances of ash leaving the landfill and contaminating their property in the […]

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

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 […]

LG&E Report Confirms Residents’ Concerns About Coal Ash

Science has backed up claims by people living near the Cane Run Power Station in Louisville who say the plant’s coal ash is contaminating their homes.  This could lead Metro Government to take action against Louisville Gas & Electric. Next to LG&E’s Cane Run Power Station there’s a coal ash landfill. It holds the fly […]