Letcher County http://wuky.org en Feds Move Forward with Plans to Build Prison http://wuky.org/post/feds-move-forward-plans-build-prison <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Federal Bureau of Prisons is moving forward with plans to build a prison in Kentucky, commissioning an environmental impact study on two potential sites in the southeastern part of the state<br>&nbsp;<br>U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers said Monday that both locations are in Letcher County. One site is 584 acres in Roxana and the other 753 acres in Payne Gap.<br>&nbsp;<br>The plan to build a federal prison in Kentucky has been in the works since 2006, when when Rogers secured $5 million in Congress to begin the planning process. &nbsp;<br>&nbsp; Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:01:21 +0000 Associated Press 30130 at http://wuky.org Feds Move Forward with Plans to Build Prison