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LouisvilleKY’s LIHEAP closes following depletion of funds, improvements to sign up process

Louisville, KY – The funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) program were exhausted this year earlier than usual, following high demand and steps taken by the Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) to make requesting easier for qualified residents. This year, an average of $225 were provided to more than 9,000 Louisville households during the LIHEAP Crisis phase, which pays late heating bills of low-income residents directly to service providers.  In total, RCS distributed over $2.5 million in LIHEAP Crisis funds to low-income Louisville residents. The LIHEAP Crisis phase closed the afternoon of Wednesday, March 7….


LouisvilleKY’s Zoo Seeks Trashformation Contest Entries and Eco-Partners for Earth Month

Louisville, KY., – The Louisville Zoo invites students in pre-K – grade 12 to get involved with the fifth annual Trashformation: A Trash-to-Treasure Art Contest for Students. The annual contest is part of the Zoo’s Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth powered by Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company in April. Students are encouraged to communicate the importance of recycling and sustainability through art. Using only recyclable items, students’ art submissions should express or interpret “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.” New this year, the Zoo is partnering with the Louisville Orchestra’s MakingMUSIC Landfill Orchestra…

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Louisville Ky and the commonwealth getting more electric vehicle charging stations

Utilities will install electric vehicle charging stations across the Commonwealth (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) —With today’s approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company will install up to 20 electric vehicle charging stations across their service territories for public use. Additionally, business customers have the opportunity to host charging stations at their locations. “Launching this new service, both in public access areas and for business customers interested in hosting charging stations, will further support electric vehicle drivers by improving their accessibility to regional charging stations,” said John P. Malloy, vice president of Customer Services. The…

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New Section of Louisville Loop Now Open

LOUISVILLE (October 13, 2015) — Mayor Greg Fischer and District 14 Councilwoman Cindi Fowler joined officials from Louisville Metro Parks and Louisville Gas And Electric Co. today to dedicate the newest section of the Louisville Loop, a 2.66-mile segment from Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing to the Mill Creek Generating Station in southwest Louisville. “The Louisville Loop encourages wellness and connects people to their work, businesses, historical landmarks and neighborhoods,” Fischer said. “We’re excited to open this new segment and move closer to our goal of completing the 100-mile ‘wedding ring’ around the city.” “I appreciate the hard work of my…