This is a complicated issue because where do you move the coal ash to and by what means for how long? But, leaving 10K tons of toxic coal ash in an unlined pit in the flood plain of the Ohio River at the Duke Energy Gallagher "Super Polluter" coal power plant in New Albany is unacceptable … Continue reading Utilities Admit to Leaking Toxic Chemicals
"The groundwater pollution isn’t just happening at the Trimble County Generating Station. It’s happening at every LG&E and Kentucky Utilities coal-burning power plant covered under the federal rules. That includes the Mill Creek power plant in Louisville, the Ghent power plant in Carroll County and the E.W. Brown power plant in Mercer County."
"Just within an hour and a half, a fourth one has sunk," Shawn Kenney, the Assistant Operation Manager of the McAlpine Lock and Dam for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said. An additional barge capsized Friday, spilling up to 1800 tons of coal into the river.”