Asbestos Exposure Sites In Kentucky

Exposure to asbestos is a common cause of mesothelioma and other forms of cancer. Despite known dangers, employers throughout Kentucky unnecessarily exposed workers — and their family members through secondhand exposure — to the dangers of asbestos. While inexcusable, their negligence can lead to compensation for victims and their families.

Here is a list of sites throughout Kentucky known for exposing workers to harmful asbestos particles and asbestos-containing products:

ASHLAND, KY

  • Allied Chemical
  • Allied Chemical Coke Plant
  • American Rolling Mill Company
  • Armco Steel (aka AK Steel, Coke Plant)
  • Armco Oil Refinery
  • Ashland Oil
  • Ashland Oil & Refinery
  • Ashland Steel Company

BEDFORD, KY

  • Trimble County Generating Station

BOWLING GREEN, KY

  • Cutler Hammer/Eaton

BRANDENBURG, KY

  • Olin-Mathison

BURGIN, KY

  • Dix River Powerhouse
  • E.W. Brown Generating (KU)

BURNSIDE, KY

  • Cooper Powerhouse
  • Cumberland Charcoal Company
  • East Kentucky Power Cooperative
  • East Kentucky Power-Cooper Station
  • East Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation
  • John Sherman Cooper Station

CALVERT CITY, KY

  • Air Products & Chemicals
  • Airco Alloys
  • Atochem North American (aka Elf Atochem, Pennwalt)
  • B.F. Goodrich
  • Cumberland Chemical Corporation
  • Gaf Corporation
  • IPS Chemical
  • Pennsalt Chemicals Corporation
  • Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing
  • SKW Metals & Alloys

CARROLLTON, KY

  • Arkema, Inc.
  • Dowing Corning Corporation
  • Kentucky Utilities Ghent Powerhouse
  • M&T Chemical

CATLETTSBURG, KY

  • Union Carbide & Carbon Chemical Corporation

CORBIN, KY

  • U.S. Steel Corporation
  • U.S. Steel Prep Plant

CENTERTOWN, KY

  • Big Rivers Electric — D.B. Wilson Station

COVINGTON, KY

  • Plastic Moldings Corporation (Cincinnati, Ohio)

DECOURSEY, KY

  • Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company

DRAKESBORO, KY

  • TVA Paradise Steam Plant

GHENT, KY

  • Ghent Powerhouse

GREEN RIVER, KY

  • Green River Power Station

GUTHRIE, KY

  • Koppers Industries

HARRODSBURG, KY

  • Kentucky Utilities-E.W. Brown Generating Station

HAWESVILLE, KY

  • Big Rivers Electric – Kenneth C. Coleman Power Plant
  • National Aluminum
  • National Southwire Aluminum Company
  • Willamette Industries/Willamette Paper Mill

LAWRENCEBURG, KY

  • Martin Marietta Aluminum
  • Florida Tile

LEWISPORT, KY

  • Martin Marietta Aluminum

LEXINGTON, KY

  • IBM
  • Lexington Roller Mills Company
  • Lexington Utilities Company
  • Lexmark International
  • Proctor & Gamble Manufacturing Company
  • R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
  • Southwestern Tobacco
  • Square D (Schneider Electric)

LOUISVILLE, KY

  • American Air Filter
  • American Standard
  • American Rubber & Chemical Company
  • American Synthetic
  • American Tobacco
  • Anaconda Aluminum
  • B.F. Goodrich
  • Brown & Williamson
  • Brown-Forman Distillery Company
  • Cardinal Insulation
  • Colgate, Palmolive Plant (Jeffersonville, IN)
  • Courier Journal Building
  • CSX Railroad/L&N Railroad-South Louisville Shops and Osborne Yards
  • E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Company
  • Ford Motor Company – Kentucky Truck Plant and Louisville Assembly Plant
  • Gates Rubber
  • General Electric – Appliance Park
  • Girdler Catalyst & Chemical Company
  • Girdler Corporation
  • Henry Vogt Machine Company
  • International Harvester
  • Jewish Hospital
  • Kentucky Electric Company
  • Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center
  • Kosmos Portland Cement Company
  • Louisville Gas & Electric Company (LG&E) (Paddys Run, Mill Creek, Cane Run, Waterside, Magnolia, Hydro, Trimble CO)
  • P. Lorillard Tobacco Company
  • Philip Morris
  • Reynolds Metals
  • Rohm & Haas Stauffer Chemical

MADISONVILLE, KY

  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
  • York International

MAYFIELD, KY

  • Continental General Tire
  • General Tire & Rubber Company

MAYSVILLE, KY

  • East Kentucky Power Cooperative
  • East Kentucky Powerhouse
  • East Kentucky Power-Spurlock Station
  • East Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation
  • Parker Tobacco

NEWPORT, KY

  • Acme Newport Steel Company
  • Cincinnati, Newport & Covington Light & Traction Company
  • Newport Rolling Mill Company
  • Newport Steel Corporation

OWENSBORO, KY

  • Green River Steel
  • Owensboro Municipal Utilities

PADUCAH, KY

  • AEC Plant (aka Union Carbide, Martin Marietta, Lockheed Martin, Gaseous Diffusion)
  • B. F. Goodrich Company
  • E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Company
  • GAF Corporation
  • Henry A. Petter Supply Company
  • Illinois Central Railroad Company
  • Paducah & Louisville Railroad Company
  • Pennwalt
  • TVA Shawnee Steam Plant
  • Triangle Insulation Company

ROBARDS, KY

  • Big Rivers Electric — Sebree Station (Robert Reid and Robert Green)

RUSSELL, KY

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company

RUSSELLVILLE, KY

  • Rockwell International Corporation
  • KU-Tyrone Powerhouse
  • Westvaco/MeadWestvaco Paper Mill
  • Rockwell International Corporation

VERSAILLES, KY

  • KU-Tyrone Powerhouse

WICKLIFFE, KY

  • Westvaco/MeadWestvaco Paper Mill

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