bluegrass pipeline http://wfpl.org en What's Next With the Bluegrass Pipeline? http://wfpl.org/post/whats-next-bluegrass-pipeline <p>Monday morning, one of the companies behind the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline announced that it was <a href="/post/company-suspends-capital-investment-bluegrass-pipeline">suspending capital investment </a>in the project.</p><p>The company, Williams, has not returned a telephone message. But the company did issue a Q&amp;A that addressed several lingering issues.</p><p>Among them, Williams said the suspension of investment into the proposed natural gas liquids pipeline didn't come about because of opposition from landowners or environmental groups.</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:55:01 +0000 Joseph Lord 9233 at http://wfpl.org What's Next With the Bluegrass Pipeline? Company Suspends Capital Investment in Bluegrass Pipeline http://wfpl.org/post/company-suspends-capital-investment-bluegrass-pipeline <p>A partner in the controversial proposed Bluegrass Pipeline has suspended investment in the project.</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:52:15 +0000 Joseph Lord 9228 at http://wfpl.org Company Suspends Capital Investment in Bluegrass Pipeline Judge Rules Bluegrass Pipeline Companies Don't Have Power of Eminent Domain http://wfpl.org/post/judge-rules-bluegrass-pipeline-companies-dont-have-power-eminent-domain <p>A Franklin County judge has ruled in favor of Kentucky residents who challenged whether companies have the power to invoke eminent domain to build a controversial natural gas liquids pipeline across the state.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:50:35 +0000 Erica Peterson 8971 at http://wfpl.org Judge Rules Bluegrass Pipeline Companies Don't Have Power of Eminent Domain Kentucky House Passes Eminent Domain Bill Aimed at Bluegrass Pipeline http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-house-passes-eminent-domain-bill-aimed-bluegrass-pipeline <p>FRANKFORT — The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would prevent the builders of a proposed natural gas liquids pipeline from using eminent domain.</p><p>Lawmakers voted 75 to 16 in support of the measure, which is <a href="/term/bluegrass-pipeline">aimed at the Bluegrass Pipeline. </a>The pipeline would cross a handful of Kentucky counties and carry the product of natural gas drilling in the northeast.</p><p>The bill only allows public utilities regulated by the state Public Service Commission to use eminent domain.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:37:09 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8943 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky House Passes Eminent Domain Bill Aimed at Bluegrass Pipeline Bill to Clarify Eminent Domain Law for Bluegrass Pipeline Passes House Committee http://wfpl.org/post/bill-clarify-eminent-domain-law-bluegrass-pipeline-passes-house-committee <p>A legislative committee has advanced a bill to clarify Kentucky’s eminent domain laws. If the bill becomes law it will affect plans for the<a href="http://www.bluegrasspipeline.com" target="_blank"> Bluegrass Pipeline.</a></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:49:40 +0000 Erica Peterson 8715 at http://wfpl.org Bill to Clarify Eminent Domain Law for Bluegrass Pipeline Passes House Committee Bluegrass Pipeline Delayed at Least a Year Because of Slower-Than-Expected Commitments http://wfpl.org/post/bluegrass-pipeline-delayed-least-year-because-slower-expected-commitments <p>Plans for a controversial natural gas liquids pipeline across Kentucky are being pushed back a year. &nbsp;</p><p>The proposed Bluegrass Pipeline was originally supposed to be finished by late next year, and be in service to ship natural gas liquids, or NGLs, from drilling operations in the Northeast to the Gulf of Mexico. The plan includes 500 miles of new pipeline across Kentucky and Ohio, and has drawn opposition from landowners worried about safety and environmental contamination.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:59:49 +0000 Erica Peterson 8653 at http://wfpl.org Bluegrass Pipeline Delayed at Least a Year Because of Slower-Than-Expected Commitments Kentucky Legislators Hear Testimony on Eminent Domain, Bluegrass Pipeline http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-legislators-hear-testimony-eminent-domain-bluegrass-pipeline <p>A Kentucky House legislature committee has delayed a vote on a bill that would clarify the state’s eminent domain laws. The bill was sparked by the continuing efforts to acquire easements for a <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/pipeline-natural-gas-liquids-could-cross-kentucky-heres-what-you-need-know" target="_blank">natural gas liquids pipeline across the commonwealth.&nbsp; </a></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:59:51 +0000 Erica Peterson 8637 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Legislators Hear Testimony on Eminent Domain, Bluegrass Pipeline Gas Explosion, Corvette Museum Sinkhole Underscore Opposition to Bluegrass Pipeline http://wfpl.org/post/gas-explosion-corvette-museum-sinkhole-underscore-opposition-bluegrass-pipeline <p>A <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/adair-county-gas-line-explosion-sends-2-hospital-destroys-2-homes" target="_blank">natural gas pipeline explosion in southern Kentucky this morning</a>, paired with a<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/video-sinkhole-swallows-eight-corvettes-bowling-green-museum" target="_blank"> spontaneous sinkhole at Bowling Green’s Corvette Museum yesterday</a>, is providing fodder for the opposition to a proposed natural gas liquids pipeline.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:16:50 +0000 Erica Peterson 8587 at http://wfpl.org Gas Explosion, Corvette Museum Sinkhole Underscore Opposition to Bluegrass Pipeline Bluegrass Pipeline Developers Submit Application for Federal Permit http://wfpl.org/post/bluegrass-pipeline-developers-submit-application-federal-permit <p>The companies seeking to build a natural gas liquids pipeline across Kentucky and Ohio have submitted a permit application to the Louisville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:16:04 +0000 Erica Peterson 8558 at http://wfpl.org Bluegrass Pipeline Developers Submit Application for Federal Permit Group Files Lawsuit Seeking Clarification on Eminent Domain for Bluegrass Pipeline http://wfpl.org/post/group-files-lawsuit-seeking-clarification-eminent-domain-bluegrass-pipeline <p>A group of Kentuckians that opposes the use of eminent domain for a proposed natural gas liquids pipeline across Kentucky <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/189650685/KUREDeclaratoryAction-12-5-13" target="_blank">has filed a lawsuit</a>, hoping to clarify the state’s laws.</p><p>Kentuckians United to Restrain Eminent Domain (KURE) filed the <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/189650685/KUREDeclaratoryAction-12-5-13" target="_blank">declaratory judgment action</a> in Franklin County Circuit Court this afternoon. The group is asking the court to clarify whether the <a href="http://bluegrasspipeline.com/" target="_blank">Bluegrass Pipeline</a>—a project that build 500 miles of new pipeline across Kentucky and Ohio to carry natural gas liquids from gas fracking operations—could invoke eminent domain if landowners in the pipeline’s path refuse to grant easements. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:12:53 +0000 Erica Peterson 7793 at http://wfpl.org Group Files Lawsuit Seeking Clarification on Eminent Domain for Bluegrass Pipeline