LG&E http://wfpl.org en LG&E to Pay $113,000 Settlement for Cane Run Odor, Dust Violations http://wfpl.org/post/lge-pay-113000-settlement-cane-run-odor-dust-violations <div id="header"></div><div id="contents"><p class="c3"><span>Louisville Gas &amp; Electric is set to pay more than $113,000 to the Air Pollution Control District for outstanding dust and odor violations at the company’s Cane Run Power Station. </span></p><p class="c3"><span>The APCD board unanimously approved the settlement at a public forum on Wednesday.</span></p><p class="c3"><span>LG&amp;E proposed the settlement to cover fines that date back to early 2012.</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:16:53 +0000 Jacob Ryan 7632 at http://wfpl.org LG&E to Pay $113,000 Settlement for Cane Run Odor, Dust Violations Judge: Kentucky Power Plant Permit Must be Reworked http://wfpl.org/post/judge-kentucky-power-plant-permit-must-be-reworked <p>A Franklin County judge is ordering state officials to rework a water permit for a Trimble County power plant that discharges into the Ohio River.</p><p>The ruling by Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd says the state's Energy and Environment Cabinet failed to conduct the correct analysis for scrubber wastewater at the plant.</p><p>Environmentalists had challenged the Trimble County Generating Station's permit, saying it did not properly control toxic pollutants like arsenic and mercury going into the river. The power plant is owned by LG&amp;E in Louisville.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:31:57 +0000 Associated Press 6811 at http://wfpl.org Judge: Kentucky Power Plant Permit Must be Reworked LG&E Withdraws Application for Second Ash Landfill at Cane Run http://wfpl.org/post/lge-withdraws-application-second-ash-landfill-cane-run <p>Louisville Gas and Electric has withdrawn its permit application for an additional coal ash landfill at its Cane Run plant.</p><p><a href="/term/coal-ash">Coal ash, its storage and its tendency to blow onto neighboring properties</a> have all been headaches for LG&amp;E at Cane Run and the company is planning on phasing it out to build a natural gas facility.</p><p>The landfill application, which has been pending since January 2010, was dropped due to the slated natural gas facility and to the building of an earthen wall that allows the existing landfill to hold more coal ash.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 16:16:46 +0000 Colleen Stewart 1795 at http://wfpl.org LG&E Withdraws Application for Second Ash Landfill at Cane Run Storms Rumble Through Metro Area http://wfpl.org/post/storms-rumble-through-metro-area <p>UPDATE:&nbsp; Several hundred LG&amp;E customers were still without service across the Louisville area as of midday today.&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.duke-energy.com/indiana/outages/current.asp">Duke Energy </a>says several dozen southern Indiana residents were still without power.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 28 Jul 2012 02:00:47 +0000 Rick Howlett 1154 at http://wfpl.org