Trimble County

Trimble County, Kentucky

30 Hwy 42 E
Bedford, KY 40006
Phone: (502) 255-7174
Fax: (502) 255-7045
www.trimblecounty.com

On the northwestern border of KY, northeast of Louisville; established Feb 9, 1837 from Gallatin, Oldham, and Henry counties. Name Origin: For Robert Trimble (1777-1828), KY jurist and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1826-28)

Area (sq mi):: 156.23 (land 148.85; water 7.38) Population per square mile: 60.60
Population 2005: 9,023 State rank: 103 Population change: 2000-20005 11.10%; 1990-2000 33.40% Population 2000: 8,125 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,354; median household $36,192; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,843-$16,505
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 30.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 76.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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RELIANCE ON COAL-FIRED RESOURCES: Coal-fired resources provide approximately 69% of IMPA's energy requirements and should remain the cornerstone of the agency's portfolio given the commissioning of the Trimble County Unit 2 and Prairie State Energy Campus (PSEC) Units.
Contract Awarded for Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a coal combustion residuals (CCR) otherwise known as coal ash treatment project in Trimble County, Kentucky.
The parties unanimously agreed that KU and LG&E should be allowed to spend almost $1 billion on projects that will enable the 1,932-megawatt Ghent, 1,472-megawatt Mill Creek, 1,274-megawatt Trimble County and 749-megawatt E.
facilities: Mill Creek Generating Station in Jefferson County, Trimble County Generating Station, and Ghent Generating Station near Carrollton, Ky.
LG&E would endow more than $300 million to cap ash ponds at Mill Creek and Trimble County generating stations.
The coal will be bought for the utilities' four major base-load coal plants totaling more than 5,000 megawatts; 1,932-megawatt Ghent, 1,472-megawatt Mill Creek, 1,274-megawatt Trimble County, and 739-megawatt E.
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has started work on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) for a coal combustion residuals (CCR) otherwise known as coal ash treatment project in Trimble County, Kentucky.
Retrofits also are planned for an older, 547-mw unit at the Trimble County plant, where a new 750-mw coal unit went into commercial operation in early 2011.
The term coal is for the 2,000-MW Ghent facility in Carroll County, the 1,274-MW Trimble County facility in Trimble County and the 1,472-MW Mill Creek station in Jefferson County.