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Opponents of the Bluegrass Pipeline demonstrate in Frankfort, Ky., this past summer. (Erica Peterson/WFPL)
Opponents of the Bluegrass Pipeline demonstrate in Frankfort, Ky., this past summer. (Erica Peterson/WFPL)

A proposal for a natural gas pipeline that would run through Ohio and Kentucky to connect northeast drilling fields with processing plants on the Gulf of Mexico is causing major divisions in Central Kentucky.

Proponents say the pipeline is needed for the economy. Opponents, led by the region's four religious communities, argue that fossil fuels are bad for the environment.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Erica Peterson of WFPL reports.

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This segment aired on October 3, 2013.

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