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Local News
5:13 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Efforts Continue to Address Propane Shortage

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Government officials and suppliers say they’re continuing efforts to help ease the region’s propane shortage.

Demand and prices for the heating gas have soared as temperatures have plummeted.   Supplies were already affected by a record harvest that required farmers to dry large amounts of grain.

Midwestern states are the hardest hit by the shortage, but many Kentucky homes have been in short supply as well.

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Local News
4:55 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Officials Responding to Propane Gas Shortages in Indiana, Kentucky

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says the state is working to help Hoosiers alleviate a shortage of propane gas.

Supplies of propane are running low throughout much of the country. 

In Indiana, use is high in the midst of one of the harshest winters in recent years.  That comes after a wet growing season that forced farmers to use more propane for drying grain.

"Today, I am declaring an energy emergency and suspending limitations on divisible loads for propane suppliers," Pence announced Wednesday. 

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