Bluegrass Pipeline

Local/Regional News
5:31 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Groups Protest Gas Pipeline At Ky. Capitol

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FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Land owners joined environmental activists at the state capitol Wednesday to oppose a pipeline that would carry flammable liquids through several counties in northern Kentucky.

Some residents spoke during a brief rally about their fear of the proposed underground pipeline, which is being developed by a partnership of two energy companies. The more than 1,000-mile Bluegrass pipeline would carry a byproduct of the natural gas refining process from the northeast to a connection in Breckinridge County.

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Local/Regional News
4:43 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Beshear's Son Representing Bluegrass Pipeline Company

Andrew Beshear is an attorney with the firm Stites and Harbison which represents the builder behind the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline
Credit atlanta.citybiz.com

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Governor Steve Beshear's son is representing the company that has proposed building a natural gas liquids pipeline across Kentucky. The Bluegrass Pipeline is a joint venture between two companies--Boardwalk Pipeline Partners and Williams--and if it's built, it'll transport the byproducts of natural gas drilling from the northeast to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Local/Regional News
3:05 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Franklin County Magistrates Pass Resolution Opposing Bluegrass Pipeline

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Franklin County’s Fiscal Court has approved a resolution formally opposing a natural gas liquids pipeline that could cross the Commonwealth.  If it’s built, the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline would carry the byproducts of natural gas drilling to processing plants on the Gulf of Mexico.

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WUKY In Depth
9:40 am
Sat July 13, 2013

Bluegrass Pipeline Gaining Critics And Converts

Over the past few years, more and more of America’s energy has come from natural gas. And much of that gas has come from the Marcellus shale, which lies mostly under parts of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York, and Maryland. To get to processing plants on the Gulf of Mexico, the liquids could cross the commonwealth in a pipeline, which is being surveyed now.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. --  A company is surveying land in Kentucky, trying to determine the best route for a natural gas liquids pipeline. If it’s built, the pipeline will carry these materials across the state to the Gulf of Mexico, where they’re processed. But some people in the commonwealth are worried about the health and safety hazards a pipeline could pose in their communities.

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