Rounds of showers and storms continue to push across the region. This action is packing a lot of lightning and heavy rainfall. Flash flooding is possible through Wednesday.
LEXINGTON, KY -- East Kentucky Power Cooperative is looking for an increase of nearly $475 million in customers' bills to help pay for environmental equipment.
The power cooperative filed the rate increase request with the Kentucky Public Service Commission on Friday. If approved later this year, the request would increase residential customers' bills by 6 percent to 7 percent, or $4.50 to $5 on average, by 2010, the co-op said.
East Kentucky Power's network of member co-ops serve around half a million Kentucky homes and businesses.
Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com