Herrington Lake News

1/16/2019 4:48:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
“We’re not getting into federal issues today,” Girdler said. One member of the public asked if the legislators had any updates concerning Herrington Lake and pollution that may be seeping into the lak...

1/15/2019 4:02:00 AM
WFPL
At the E.W. Brown power plant in Central Kentucky, more than six years’ worth of records indicate the power plant contaminated groundwater that flowed into Herrington Lake. There, Lemly found ...

1/9/2019 7:24:00 PM
Construction
The new Kennedy Mill Bridge connecting Kentucky's Mercer and Garrard counties across Herrington Lake, originally due for completion in November 2019, officially opened to traffic Dec. 21. "Our workfor...

1/8/2019
Patsy Mercer
Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be increased by…

1/2/2019 4:28:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
They felt this area was the best place to hold the annual gathering because of the “interesting conditions” being the Dix Dam, Herrington Lake, the site of Kentucky’s first state capitol, Dr. Samuel M...

1/1/2019 4:00:00 PM
traveltips.usatoday.com
Area activities include wooded trails on a 90-acre site adjacent to the campsite. Within 10 miles of Danville is Harrodsburg, a small town near Herrington Lake and the Chimney Rock RV Park. Open from ...

12/26/2018 1:43:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
Worry also surrounds Herrington Lake, as many residents — those who live on the lake and those who get their drinking water from it — wait to see what happens about possible pollution from coal ash bu...

12/24/2018 9:55:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Attorneys and area activists continued their fight to make Kentucky Utilities acknowledge and clean up pollutants allegedly seeping into the local drinking water supply in Herrington Lake. The legal f...

12/21/2018 4:22:00 PM
WTVQ
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet leadership and state and local officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the opening of the brand new Kennedy Mill Bridge c...

12/21/2018 3:12:00 PM
WKYT
BURGIN, Ky. (WKYT) - A new $32 million bridge that spans a central Kentucky lake is now open after some delays. The Kennedy Mill Bridge is now open allowing people who live around Lake Herrington on t...

11/23/2018 9:54:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Ruckel's also does catering, and has one other unique feature -- the adjacent pay lake, which during summer months is filled with fish from Lake Cumberland and Herrington Lake. From April to November, ...

11/10/2018 9:54:00 PM
The Star Democrat
Herrington Lake, Lake Habeeb (Rocky Gap State Park), New Germany Lake, Savage River Reservoir – Nov. 29 at New Germany State Park Lakehouse, McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville Wye Mills Lake, Urieville ...

10/23/2018 12:46:00 PM
WFPL
For example, Kentucky Utilities’ own records show groundwater is flowing through the bottom of the ash ponds at the EW Brown Plant near Danville and polluting Herrington Lake, Cmar said.

10/18/2018 10:50:00 AM
Lexington Herald-Leader
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 ...

10/18/2018 10:02:00 AM
LEX 18
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 ...

10/17/2018 5:27:00 PM
The 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 ...

10/6/2018 4:05:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
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...

10/3/2018 4:28:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
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 ...

9/30/2018 1:27:00 AM
Messenger-Inquirer
An estimated 20.3 miles of Tennessee Gas Pipeline No. 1 runs through Boyle County, including underneath Hustonville Road, near Hogsett Primary School and over Herrington Lake. Numerous Boyle County of...

9/30/2018 1:26:00 AM
Messenger-Inquirer
An estimated 20.3 miles of Tennessee Gas Pipeline No. 1 runs through Boyle County, including underneath Hustonville Road, near Hogsett Primary School and over Herrington Lake. Numerous Boyle County of...

9/28/2018 4:02:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
The other issue that Guthrie claimed to be unfamiliar with is the coal ash pollution of Herrington Lake. Again, I have personally spoken with Rep. Guthrie and his staff about this issue. His staff mus...

9/28/2018 3:36:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
An estimated 20.3 miles of Tennessee Gas Pipeline No. 1 runs through Boyle County, including underneath Hustonville Road, near Hogsett Primary School and over Herrington Lake. Numerous Boyle County of...

9/25/2018 4:19:00 PM
The Advocate-Messenger
We know exactly what they are planning to do! Pump 16 million gallons per day of toxic, explosive poisonous chemicals (NGLs) through a 75-year-old pipeline running across Herrington Lake and next to a...

9/25/2018 1:19:00 PM
WFPL
The Sierra Club and Kentucky Waterways Alliance can move forward with a lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities for contaminating Herrington Lake with pollution leftover from burning coal for electricity.

9/25/2018 12:18:00 PM
WFPL
The Sierra Club and Kentucky Waterways Alliance can move forward with a lawsuit against Kentucky Utilities for contaminating Herrington Lake with pollution leftover from burning coal for electricity. ...

9/22/2018 5:54:00 AM
Richmond Register
Pope Lick Monster. Devil Monkeys. Demon Leapers. Lizard Man. Grave Diggers. Herry the Herrington Lake Monster. Bearilla. Meth Hogs. Hopkinsville Goblins. What do they have in common? They're all Beast...

9/22/2018 4:25:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Another concern some local residents have is about water quality in Herrington Lake and possible environmental harm being caused by coal ash at Kentucky Utility’s E.W. Brown power plant. Guthrie admit...

9/20/2018 3:05:00 PM
Law360
v. County of Maui . The environmental groups asserted that the E.W. Brown station has 6 million cubic yards of buried coal ash that mingles with groundwater that flows to Herrington Lake, which they s...

9/13/2018 4:03:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Two major concerns Fitzgerald addressed are repurposing the 75-year-old Kinder-Morgan Pipeline that runs through Boyle County; and KU’s coal ash ponds near Herrington Lake in Mercer County. Speaking f...

9/1/2018 3:16:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
Records of testing for toxic pollutants in Herrington Lake are among more than 180 records that the Kentucky Energy and Environmental Cabinet is being accused of withholding without a legal basis, acc...

8/27/2018 6:59:00 AM
WFPL
An environmental law organization has filed a lawsuit compelling Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet to turn over records regarding coal ash pollution from the E.W. Brown power plant near Danvil...

8/27/2018 4:03:00 AM
WFPL
An environmental law organization has filed a lawsuit compelling Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet to turn over records regarding coal ash pollution from the E.W. Brown power plant near Danvil...

8/23/2018 2:53:00 PM
Lexington Herald-Leader
Earthjustice, a public interest law organization, says the state Energy and Environment Cabinet has refused to release more than 180 requested records about toxic coal ash waste entering Herrington La...

8/23/2018 7:05:00 AM
Earthjustice
The suit seeks a court order compelling the Cabinet to release public records that it has withheld over the past year concerning Kentucky Utility’s E.W. Brown Generating Station near Harrodsburg that ...

8/10/2018 3:36:00 AM
WFPL
That’s also the total amount Kentucky Utilities paid last year for polluting Herrington Lake with coal ash, according to the agreed order. Cleveland said that in the case of Herrington Lake, there app...

7/31/2018 3:47:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
An estimated 20.3 miles of the pipeline runs through Boyle County, including underneath Hustonville Road, near Hogsett Primary School and over Herrington Lake. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company LLC, a su...

7/18/2018 10:04:00 AM
Lexington Herald-Leader
The Kennedy Mill Bridge is coming down after spanning Herrington Lake between Garrard and Mercer counties for 94 years. Demolition of the 804-foot-long bridge began last week. The state Transportation ...

7/12/2018 4:15:00 PM
WTVQ
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says that demolition operations have started for the existing Kennedy Mill Bridge over Herrington Lake. A replacement bridge is currently be...

7/4/2018 2:29:00 PM
WKYT
Officers on Herrington Lake were on the lookout for people operating boats while intoxicated or riding in unsafe ways. "You know riding in safe positions. Everybody has to be seated on the boat. That' ...

6/23/2018 3:51:00 AM
The Advocate-Messenger
The release of 10,000 small mouth bass into Herrington Lake in May 1930 was enough to stock several states, according to an announcement in The Advocate-Messenger. The Danville Chamber of Commerce decided to restock the lake with fish with the U.S ...





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