WMMT's Sylvia Ryerson reports on rising electric bills in Eastern Kentucky. Visit WMMT's page to listen to or download the report.
By Sylvia Ryerson – March 1, 2011 Residents throughout eastern Kentucky have been shocked by dramatically higher electric bills this winter, forcing many to make difficult decisions in order to keep their homes warm through the coldest months of the year. The situation has created a crisis for many Kentucky households. Residents and local officials alike are searching for answers as to why the increases this winter were so extreme, and what can be done now to address the situation.