Andrea Clifford with the Kentucky Department of Transportation, says road conditions improved as temperatures rose, but sections can refreeze.
FEMA refused the city’s initial claims, noting that Louisville’s debris removal costs were higher than other communities throughout the state that also suffered damage.
(Thanks to Lisa Autry, Kentucky Public Radio/WKYU, Bowling Green) This week marks the one year anniversary of one of Kentucky’s worst weather disasters. An ice storm that moved through the commonwealth January 27 and 28, 2009 left more than 750,000 homes and businesses without electricity. Tens of thousands more were without service in southern Indiana.… Continue reading Ice Storm Anniversary Marked
A third utility in Kentucky is serving notice of its intent to try to recoup clean-up costs associated with last January’s debilitating ice storm.
Wind, rain, snow – nope we’re not talking about today’s forecast but the windstorm of September 2008 and the ice storm of January 2009.
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Officials with Louisville-based utility E.ON U.S. say they’re eager to evaluate the recommendations included in a report from the Kentucky Public Service Commission on last September’s windstorm and January’s ice storm.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission is preparing to release a comprehensive review of utility company responses to two natural disasters that recently struck the state.
From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio/WEKU, Richmond The parent firm of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities has asked for some guidance from the Kentucky Public Service Commission on ways to lessen the likelihood of future power outages. The request from E.ON U.S. comes after January’s massive ice storm that caused widespread outages.… Continue reading E.ON U.S. Looking At Ways To "Harden" System
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Two major power utilities in Kentucky are establishing separate accounts to recoup damage costs associated with last January’s debilitating ice storm. Fifty-one percent of LG&E’s customers, mostly in Jefferson County, lost power during the ice storm. Forty-percent of Kentucky Utilities’ customers were impacted, but damage to KU’s system was more severe, since most… Continue reading LG and E, KU: Ike And Ice Costs Total $134 Million
The Kentucky Public Service Commission says it’s looking for ways to improve the commonwealth’s power infrastructure.