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LG&E agrees to pay to settle coal ash complaints

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – People living in southwest Jefferson County have complained for years about coal ash spewing from the Cane Run Power Plant and landing in their neighborhoods.

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Now LG&E has agreed to pay a $22,000 fine to Metro government to settle those complaints.

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The company said new pollution controls are in place to keep coal ash out of the air.

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