cane run 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 LG&E to Shut Down Coal-Fired Cane Run Plant Eight Months Early http://wfpl.org/post/lge-shut-down-coal-fired-cane-run-plant-eight-months-early <p>Louisville Gas and Electric announced today that the company's coal-fired Cane Run Power Plant will be shut down eight months earlier than planned.</p><p>The company announced <a href="http://archives.wfpl.org/2011/09/15/lge-kentucky-utilities-to-replace-three-coal-plants-with-natural-gas/" target="_blank">plans to convert the power plant to natural gas last year,</a> and construction on the new facility is going faster than expected. The coal-fired plant should be shut down by May 2015.</p><p>Here's what LG&amp;E had to say in a news release:</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 17:24:34 +0000 Erica Peterson 2023 at http://wfpl.org LG&E to Shut Down Coal-Fired Cane Run Plant Eight Months Early 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Louisville Gas and Electric has withdrawn its permit application for an additional coal ash landfill at its Cane Run plant.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