Herrington Lake

KENTUCKY


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734.52 FEET
10/23/2018
Full Pool: 0.0
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Using pipeline for liquids raised fears of explosions in Central Kentucky. Critics win.

Lexington Herald-Leader

Date: 10/18/2018 10:50:00 AM

The pipeline runs over Herrington Lake between Boyle and Garrard counties. Opponents were concerned about the risks of a 1940s-era pipeline carrying a heavier, more explosive substance. In a statement

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Company Abandons Kentucky Pipeline Project Following Opposition

LEX 18

Date: 10/18/2018 10:02:00 AM

including the cities of Danville and Richmond where the existing pipeline passes through dense neighborhoods and over Herrington Lake. Nearly 1,000 comments opposing the project were submitted to

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Kinder Morgan ‘cancels’ NGL pipeline plan

The Advocate-Messenger

Date: 10/17/2018 5:27:00 PM

such as the poisoning of Herrington Lake — the main potable water source for the region — or the creation of highly flammable, heavier-than-air clouds of gas that would pool at ground-level and could

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Three candidates vy for District 3 Magistrate’s seat: Mayes, Ellis, and Devine discuss what’s needed for western Boyle County

The Advocate-Messenger

Date: 10/6/2018 4:05:00 AM

and the serious consequences to economic development if that pipeline … were to fail and contaminate Herrington Lake for as long as we’ll ever be alive.” Mayes answered he was very well aware of the p

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Appeals court ruling reinstates Herrington Lake pollution case

The Advocate-Messenger

Date: 10/3/2018 4:28:00 AM

The legal force and local residents behind a move to hold a corporation responsible for pollutants in Herrington Lake received good news on Sept. 24. Earthjustice’s case against Kentucky Utilities has

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• River: Dix River
• Length: 325 Miles
• Surface Area: 2,335 Acres
• Volume: 537,000 Acre Feet
• Average Depth: 78 Feet
• Maximum Depth: 249 feet
Herrington Lake is a 2,335-acre artificial lake located in Mercer, Garrard and Boyle counties in Kentucky, United States. The lake was created by Kentucky Utilities' damming of the Dix River, a tributary of the Kentucky River, in 1925 to generate hydroelectric power. With a maximum depth of 249 feet, Herrington Lake is the deepest lake in Kentucky. A short distance below the dam, the Dix River enters the Kentucky River at High Bridge, Kentucky.
Dix Dam, the dam that made the lake, was the largest earth-filled dam in the world at the time, and considered to be a major engineering feat.
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