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… Continue reading LG&E Discusses Coal Ash Sampling With Cane Run Families
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… Continue reading LG&E to Meet with Cane Run Road Residents About Coal Ash Reports
Louisville Gas & Electric has released a second study on coal ash. It follows another that showed the company is possibly in violation of pollution laws. LG&E says this second report is more accurate, but it might not matter in the long run. People who live near the Cane Run Power Station have complained that… Continue reading LG&E Releases Contradictory Coal Ash Report
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… Continue reading LG&E Report Confirms Residents’ Concerns About Coal Ash
A new report has confirmed that coal ash is contaminating the homes of residents who live near a Louisville power plant. Residents have complained about dust from the Cane Run Power Station traveling onto their properties. A study commissioned by Louisville Gas & Electric took six samples off of nearby homes, and all came back… Continue reading LG&E Report Finds Coal Ash on Area Homes
The EPA is gathering input on two regulatory proposals, the more stringent of which would classify coal ash as hazardous material.
Environmental groups want the federal government to impose tougher regulations on coal ash, which contains toxic heavy metals. The EPA hearing will be held Tuesday morning at the Seelbach Hotel. Environmenatal activists and officials from area utility companies are among those scheduled to speak.
Kentucky Interfaith Power and Light will host a panel discussion on two specific issues relating to the ash created when coal is burned. Executive director Tim Darst says first, the group will discuss a proposed LG&E coal waste dump in southwest Louisville.
The U.S. EPA will hold an additional hearing on its proposed rule for regulating the waste from coal-fired power plants in Louisville on September 28, 2010.
A proposal by Louisville Gas and Electric Company to build a new coal combustion waste dump at its Cane Run facility in west Louisville was the focus of a Metro Council informational hearing Thursday.