LG&E Works to Deter Copper Thefts

Kentucky’s two largest utility companies are employing micro-encryption to help nab copper thieves. Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities – both owned by E.ON U.S. – are marking their power lines with a type of invisible ink. They’re also training salvage operators to identify the markings so they can catch thieves and return the… Continue reading LG&E Works to Deter Copper Thefts

Jefferson County Alert to Tornado Siren Vandalization

Metro government officials say they have been alert to the dangers of vandalism to tornado sirens, especially after the recent discovery of sirens being tampered with in Elizabethtown. During a recent test of tornado sirens in Elizabethtown, officials there found copper wiring had been stolen from six devices, requiring $10,000 in repairs. Jim McKinney works… Continue reading Jefferson County Alert to Tornado Siren Vandalization