Cane Run Power Station http://wfpl.org en Coal Ash Problems Continue at Cane Run http://wfpl.org/post/coal-ash-problems-continue-cane-run <p><a href="http://www.lge-ku.com" target="_blank">Louisville Gas and Electric</a> has had another equipment malfunction at its Cane Run plant, which released clouds of coal ash yesterday evening.</p><p>The sludge processing plant is the machine that takes the coal ash and mixes it with other materials to turn it into a concrete-like substance, so it can be put into the landfill. A video shot by Greg Walker, who lives across the street, shows clouds of ash rising above the plant—and over the dust screen the company installed in April.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 18:28:26 +0000 Erica Peterson 1663 at http://wfpl.org Coal Ash Problems Continue at Cane Run LG&E Trespasses in Cane Run Neighborhood http://wfpl.org/post/lge-trespasses-cane-run-neighborhood <p>Several residents near the Cane Run Power Station are angry after Louisville Gas &amp; Electric employees walked onto their property without permission to collect dust samples off their homes.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 21:47:43 +0000 Erica Peterson 1436 at http://wfpl.org LG&E Trespasses in Cane Run Neighborhood LG&E Fined $24,000 for Coal Ash Dust Violations at Cane Run Power Plant http://wfpl.org/post/lge-fined-24000-coal-ash-dust-violations-cane-run-power-plant <p>Louisville&#39;s Air Pollution Control District has fined <a href="http://www.lge-ku.com" target="_blank">Louisville Gas and Electric</a> for several violations at the Cane Run Power Station in southwest Louisville.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 974 at http://wfpl.org Public Service Commission: LG&E Can Convert Cane Run Power Plant to Natural Gas http://wfpl.org/post/public-service-commission-lge-can-convert-cane-run-power-plant-natural-gas <p>Louisville Gas and Electric has <a href="http://psc.ky.gov/agencies/psc/press/052012/0503_r01.PDF" target="_blank">secured state approval </a>to build natural gas turbines at its Cane Run Power Station. The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued its ruling today.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 18:42:49 +0000 Erica Peterson 125 at http://wfpl.org PSC Approves LG&E Proposal for Gas Plant at Cane Run http://wfpl.org/post/psc-approves-lge-proposal-gas-plant-cane-run <p>The PSC <a href="http://psc.ky.gov/agencies/psc/press/052012/0503_r01.PDF" target="_blank">has approved </a>Louisville Gas and Electric&rsquo;s application to construct a 640 megawatt natural gas power plant at the current site of the gas-fired Cane Run Power Station. The company will also buy existing gas generation in Oldham County.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 122 at http://wfpl.org PSC Approves LG&E Proposal for Gas Plant at Cane Run Neighbors Say New Dust Screen at Cane Run Isn’t Working http://wfpl.org/post/neighbors-say-new-dust-screen-cane-run-isn-t-working <p>Neighborhood residents say a <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/2012/04/25/lg-residents-skeptical/" target="_blank">dust screen that was installed last week </a>at Louisville Gas and Electric&rsquo;s Cane Run Power Station isn&rsquo;t working.</p><p><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-fX8JORSME&amp;feature=email" target="_blank">A video </a>taken this weekend by neighborhood residents shows clouds of dust billowing over and around the 50-foot-tall screen the company installed near its sludge processing plant.</p><p>Greg Walker lives across the street from the plant, and shot the video.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 20:53:57 +0000 Erica Peterson 83 at http://wfpl.org Neighbors Say New Dust Screen at Cane Run Isn’t Working LG&E Plans Dust Screen at Cane Run; Residents Skeptical http://wfpl.org/post/lge-plans-dust-screen-cane-run-residents-skeptical <p>As complaints over coal ash near the Cane Run power plant continue, <a data-mce-="" href="http://www.lge-ku.com/" target="_blank">Louisville Gas and Electric</a> has begun construction of a 50-foot tall dust screen which the company hopes will resolve <a data-mce-="" href="http://www.wfpl.org/2011/07/22/the-coal-ash-series-in-full/" target="_blank">neighborhood concerns about dust emissions.</a></p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:41:28 +0000 Erica Peterson 49 at http://wfpl.org LG&E Plans Dust Screen at Cane Run; Residents Skeptical