Coal Ash Scares, Sickens Southwest Louisville Neighborhood—Part Two

“Okay, here’s our ash pond!” Steve Turner exclaims. He’s the general manager at Louisville Gas & Electric’s Cane Run Power Station, and he is giving Kathy Little and her husband Tony a tour of the plant. “You can see bottom ash, but it’s down at the water level, so it stays wetted.” Cane Run is… Continue reading Coal Ash Scares, Sickens Southwest Louisville Neighborhood—Part Two

Coal Ash Scares, Sickens Southwest Louisville Neighborhood–Part One

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… Continue reading Coal Ash Scares, Sickens Southwest Louisville Neighborhood–Part One