Chris Whelan http://wkms.org en Muhlenberg County to Get New Gas-Fired Power Plant http://wkms.org/post/muhlenberg-county-get-new-gas-fired-power-plant <p></p><p>Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities are asking for approval to build a new 700 million dollar natural gas-fired generating plant in western Kentucky, and a smaller solar-powered station at one of their existing sites.</p><p>Spokeswoman Chris Whelan said the new gas-fired facility in Muhlenberg County will be similar to the station being built at Cane Run in Jefferson County. The companies are phasing out three of their coal-fired plants. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:17:15 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 35423 at http://wkms.org Muhlenberg County to Get New Gas-Fired Power Plant