Pipeline gets federal ok to carry natural gas liquids


October 6, 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A 70-year-old natural gas pipeline that passes through several Kentucky counties has received federal authorization for a proposed conversion despite some concerns from opponents.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said in a recently released decision that converting the Tennessee Gas Pipeline from carrying natural gas to natural gas liquids does not constitute a major federal action that will significantly affect the quality of the human environment.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the pipeline runs 964 miles from Louisiana to northeast Ohio, and passes th...

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