Sisters of Loretto http://wkyufm.org en Bluegrass Pipeline Won't Cross Through Sisters of Loretto Land http://wkyufm.org/post/bluegrass-pipeline-wont-cross-through-sisters-loretto-land <p>A spokesman for a company planning to build a pipeline through Kentucky says the proposed route for the project would avoid land owned by a group of Marion County nuns known as the Sisters of Loretto.</p><p>The Sisters had refused to allow the project's surveyors to enter their 780-acre property.</p><p><a href="http://blogs.courier-journal.com/watchdogearth/2013/05/22/natural-gas-liquids-pipeline-planned-for-kentucky/" target="_blank">The proposed Bluegrass Pipeline</a> would connect natural gas producers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia with export centers on the Gulf Coast.</p><p>One proposed path of the pipeline would extend through northern Kentucky southward into Nelson, Larue, Hardin, Meade and Breckenridge counties.</p><p>A spokesman for Williams Company said Wednesday that the proposed route would "stay well to the north of Marion County." Pipeline opponents, including the Sisters of Loretto, have demonstrated against the project, saying it poses environmental risks. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:33:46 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 36579 at http://wkyufm.org