Paducah Sun article about the Cash home located near proposed coal terminal.
March 18, 2011
Mary Potter/ Photos by Ivan Potter
Up-up Date: The McCracken Fiscal Court will consider the matter on Tuesday, April 19th at 6:00 p.m. in the McCracken County Courthouse.
UPDATE: The McCracken Planning and Zoning Commission voted 3-2 on Wednesday, March 23rd to allow a zone change from the present rural residential to heavy industrial.
(Paducah, March 16, 2011) - Close to 200 local residents turned out to hear arguments for and against a requested zone change from rural residential designation to heavy industrial to allow a coal terminal to locate in West McCracken County. The coal company has teamed its request with one from Secure Energy, which proposes to change coal into liquid fuel.
In his opening remarks, attorney Mark Whitlow, arguing for for Southern Coal Handling, told McCracken County Planning and Zoning Commissioners that the initial designation of rural residential was inappropriate.
That was not pleasing to home owners living in the area for years...