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Mon June 3, 2013
Energy

Survey Work Begins on Natural Gas Pipeline across Kentucky

The proposed route of the Bluegrass Pipeline.
Credit Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners.

A proposed natural gas pipeline could cross through up to 18 Kentucky counties. The Bluegrass Pipeline would carry natural gas liquids from drilling operations in Pennsylvania to processing plants on the Gulf Coast. These natural gas liquids—or NGLs—that could travel through the pipe are a byproduct of natural gas drilling, and consist mainly of ethane, propane and butane. They’re common ingredients in products like car bumpers, adhesives and camera lenses. Read more...