Herrington Lake News

1/13/2018 11:03:00 PM
The Messenger
On Jan. 2, Kelty was in the Burgin area when he received a call about a cat that appeared to be frozen to the deck of a private boat dock on Herrington Lake. Temperatures were in the single digits that day. Kelty went to the home of Roy and Loretta Jasper ...

1/9/2018 9:34:00 AM
Lexington Herald Leader
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop the discharge of pollutants into Herrington Lake. Meanwhile, the two environmental groups that filed the complaint are considering whether to appeal. U.S. District Court Judge Danny Reeves ...

1/5/2018 9:53:00 PM
Advocate Messenger
Editor’s note: Check back in the weekend edition for more information from the state about the next step in the Corrective Action Plan. In an action many residents and other involved parties are calling “unsurprising,” a federal judge in Lexington ...

1/5/2018
Advocate Messenger
Editor’s note: Check back in the weekend edition for more information from the state about the next step in the Corrective Action Plan. In an action many residents and other involved parties are calling “unsurprising,” a federal judge in Lexington ...

1/2/2018 10:39:00 PM
WFPL
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities over coal ash pollution in Herrington Lake, ruling that the situation should be addressed by state regulators, rather than the federal court system. In the opinion signed on December 28, U ...

1/2/2018 5:28:00 PM
Law360
Law360, New York (January 2, 2018, 8:06 PM EST) -- A Kentucky federal judge has tossed the Sierra Club and Kentucky Waterways Alliance’s lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities Co., in which the groups alleged violations of the Resource Conservation and ...

1/2/2018 7:30:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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1/2/2018 4:05:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
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 ignite from something as small as a car starting.

12/28/2017 11:59:00 PM
Advocate Messenger
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 ignite from something as small as a car starting.

12/21/2017 10:57:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
The amendment was made with support of many in the county who were opposed to the pipeline plan because they said it creates the risk of a catastrophe if the pipeline ruptures and fracking byproducts — NGLs — spill into Herrington Lake. The amendment ...

12/5/2017 7:17:00 AM
Public Radio International
In an affidavit filed last month in federal court, biologist Dennis Lemly laid out the results of fish sampling in Herrington Lake, a major fishing and boating site near Danville. Previous sampling by state regulators found high levels of the chemical ...

12/4/2017 4:00:00 PM
Global Post
In an affidavit filed last month in federal court, biologist Dennis Lemly laid out the results of fish sampling in Herrington Lake, a major fishing and boating site near Danville. Previous sampling by state regulators found high levels of the chemical ...

11/21/2017 6:49:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
This weekend, we reported on a lawsuit over pollution allegedly leaking from a coal ash pond into Herrington Lake. Kentucky Utilities’ has made a motion to dismiss the lawsuit because it’s working with the state on a “corrective action plan.”

11/20/2017 4:26:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part investigative series looking into a battle over what to do about a toxic waste site at E.W. Brown Generating Station in Mercer County. Residents around Herrington Lake say they feel their concerns ...

11/18/2017 4:35:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
Kentucky Utilities wants a lawsuit over pollution from a coal ash pond dismissed. But an attorney for the plaintiffs says the energy company and state regulators are ignoring the problem and appear to be ‘working in close collusion.’ Editor’s note ...

11/17/2017 5:02:00 PM
WFPL
As a pending federal lawsuit over coal ash pollution in a Central Kentucky lake plods along, new details have emerged about the extent of contamination in the water. In an affidavit filed last month in federal court, biologist Dennis Lemly laid out the ...

11/17/2017 7:09:00 AM
Science Friday
Coal ash pollution from a pond at the Brown Power Station seeps into Herrington Lake. Credit: Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection This segment is part of The State of Science, a series featuring science stories from public radio stations ...

11/16/2017 9:18:00 PM
Science Friday
Coal ash pollution from a pond at the Brown Power Station seeps into Herrington Lake. Credit: Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection This segment is part of The State of Science, a series featuring science stories from public radio stations ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017 5:32:00 PM
Courier-Journal
In July, Sierra Club and Kentucky Waterways Alliance – represented by Earthjustice – sued Kentucky Utilities, claiming coal-ash pollution in Herrington Lake. With cleaner-burning natural gas now outcompeting coal on price, the company has been in ...

11/14/2017 3:43:02 PM
4 Traders
Kentucky Utilities announced today that it will retire two of its three coal-fired units located at the E.W. Brown coal plant near Herrington Lake in Harrodsburg. Advocates including Earthjustice, the Sierra Club, and Kentucky Waterways Alliance have ...

11/14/2017 3:37:00 PM
Earth Justice
Kentucky Utilities announced today that it will retire two of its three coal-fired units located at the E.W. Brown coal plant near Herrington Lake in Harrodsburg. Advocates including Earthjustice, the Sierra Club, and Kentucky Waterways Alliance have ...

11/9/2017 9:16:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
As part of the research, she and her husband visited Boyle County to see Herrington Lake. The series tells the story of what happens when Woody sets a goal to compete in a fishing competition. The competition is happening in Marshall County, in far western ...

11/6/2017 6:07:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
These many years later, pipelines are back in my life. Tennessee Gas/Kinder Morgan pipeline 100-1 and three other pipelines enter Boyle County high above Herrington Lake, dropping down on Clifton Road and going underground. From there, 100-1 goes cross ...

11/3/2017 10:39:00 PM
Advocate Messenger
These many years later, pipelines are back in my life. Tennessee Gas/Kinder Morgan pipeline 100-1 and three other pipelines enter Boyle County high above Herrington Lake, dropping down on Clifton Road and going underground. From there, 100-1 goes cross ...

11/1/2017 9:37:00 PM
Advocate Messenger
A leak in the Danville area or into Herrington Lake could have devastating consequences for the local environment, economy and quality of life, they have argued. MORE ON PIPELINE A 30-page request and motion has also been filed with FERC by the Allegheny ...

10/24/2017 10:04:00 PM
The Messenger
I looked at Dad. "A confluence is where two rivers meet," Dad whispered. "In 1925, the Dix River was impounded, or dammed, to create Herrington Lake. Known as the deepest lake in Kentucky, Herrington was designed to produce electricity." As I listened ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/17/2017 8:21:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
This pipeline, TGP 100-1, runs through the south side of Danville alongside homes and businesses, through elementary school grounds, and across Herrington Lake, which provides the water supply for four counties. While Mr. Higdon claims “Kinder Morgan is ...

10/11/2017 1:12:00 PM
Advocate Messenger
Mayor Mike Perros said while the rate increase was gaining attention locally, if the problems hadn’t been fixed, it could have caused an overflow into Herrington Lake or something similar, which would have garnered state attention. “We didn’t need ...

10/6/2017 11:26:00 AM
WOUB
It also crosses over Herrington Lake, which is the primary source of drinking water for several communities. Critics cite the potential for explosions and breaks that would contaminate water and soil. The conversion of the line would cost an estimated $412 ...

10/6/2017 3:07:00 AM
The Miami Herald
It also crosses over Herrington Lake, which is the primary source of drinking water for several communities. Critics cite the potential for explosions and breaks that would contaminate water and soil. The conversion of the line would cost an estimated $412 ...

10/5/2017 10:09:57 PM
Chron
It also crosses over Herrington Lake, which is the primary source of drinking water for several communities. Critics cite the potential for explosions and breaks that would contaminate water and soil. The conversion of the line would cost an estimated $412 ...

10/5/2017 8:09:00 PM
San Francisco Gate
It also crosses over Herrington Lake, which is the primary source of drinking water for several communities. Critics cite the potential for explosions and breaks that would contaminate water and soil. The conversion of the line would cost an estimated $412 ...

10/3/2017 1:07:00 PM
Kentucky.com
Less common, but not unusual, is the conversion of a pipeline to carry another commodity.” The pipeline crosses over Herrington Lake, the primary source of drinking water for Danville and other communities. The conversion plan proposes drilling a new ...

10/3/2017 5:04:00 AM
Advocate Messenger
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given its go-ahead for a plan to repurpose a 964-mile natural gas pipeline, part of which runs through Boyle County. FERC issued its 78-page “order approving abandonment” on Friday, advancing a plan from ...

10/2/2017 1:35:00 PM
Fishing World
(Oct 2, 2017 - Herrington Lake-Lancaster, KY) Bradley Roy’s 5th Annual High School Open was held on Saturday, September 30th on Herrington Lake. A record field of 94 teams from 29 different schools competed for two spots in the 2018 Bassmaster High ...

9/30/2017 5:02:00 AM
KY Forward
Work on a replacement for Kennedy Mill Bridge on Herrington Lake will shut down boating in the vicinity for a few days next month. The Kennedy Mill Bridge, part of KY 152, links Garrard and Mercer counties. Deterioration of the 1924-era bridge caused its ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 9:00:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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