Anti-fracking nuns: The Sisters of Loretto oppose the Bluegrass Pipeline in Kentucky.
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Aug. 20 2013 12:03 PM

The Singing, Anti-Fracking Nuns of Kentucky

The unlikely activism of sisters who have lived on remote land for 200 years.

In the rolling hills of Kentucky, the Sisters of Loretto are leading a grassroots movement against the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline, a 1,100-mile project that would connect Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Kentucky with another pipeline that stretches to the coast.


This story was produced as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

James West is a producer for the Climate Desk.

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