Trimble County http://wfpl.org en 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 Kentucky Denies Permit for Coal Ash Landfill At Trimble County Power Plant http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-denies-permit-coal-ash-landfill-trimble-county-power-plant <p>The <a href="http://waste.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Kentucky Division of Waste Management</a> has denied a pending permit for a coal ash landfill in Trimble County.</p><p>The proposed landfill would have been 218 acres, near Louisville Gas and Electric’s Trimble County Power Station. It was meant to store the coal ash produced by the plant, but ever since it was first proposed, the project has encountered numerous problems.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:04:27 +0000 Erica Peterson 4590 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Denies Permit for Coal Ash Landfill At Trimble County Power Plant EPA Raises Concerns About LG&E Plan For Trimble County Coal Ash Landfill http://wfpl.org/post/epa-raises-concerns-about-lge-plan-trimble-county-coal-ash-landfill <p>The <a href="http://www.epa.gov" target="_blank">Environmental Protection Agency</a> has concerns about the environmental impact of a 218-acre coal ash landfill in Trimble County proposed by Louisville Gas and Electric.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 20:05:53 +0000 Erica Peterson 420 at http://wfpl.org EPA Raises Concerns About LG&E Plan For Trimble County Coal Ash Landfill