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Nation's newest coal plant isn't providing cheap power

When Peabody energy sold shares in a 1600 MW coal-burning power plant to towns and electric co-ops in the mid-west, communities were promised cheap power. Now the first bills are coming due. Residents of Paducah and Princeton in western Kentucky, along with 2.5 million other customers in nearby states, face higher than expected costs and economic risks.

Land Reform Committee Meeting

KFTC's Land Reform Committee develops strategies for working on all land and natural resource issues, including developing and implementing the strategy for the Canary Project. All KFTC issue committee meetings are open to all KFTC members, but for planning purposes we would like you to let us know that you plan to attend.

LG&E weighs making ash landfill bigger

LG&E has begun talks with the state on a possible permit modification that would allow it to expand its existing coal combustion waste landfill at the Cane Run power plant in southwest Louisville.

State and LG&E officials acknowledged that preliminary talks had occurred.


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